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Tarnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tarnes in Gironde

Photo is of Libourne at 11 km from Tarnes

Visit Tarnes: highlights and tourist information

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Tarnes is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 11 km and Saint-Emilion at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tarnes, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Tarnes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Libourne

Libourne

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
 
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Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux since prehistoric...

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and...

See Bordeaux guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain some...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

See Margaux guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of...

See Blaye guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a...

See Montcaret guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 38 km (direction south-east)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding...

See Pauillac guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gironde

Map of places to visit near Tarnes

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Markets in and near Tarnes

  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (12km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (14km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (15km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (15km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (22km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Tarnes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Tarnes, France

What to do at Tarnes? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Tarnes.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (2km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (9km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (32km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (33km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (35km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Tarnes is in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Tarnes is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tarnes

Canton: Fronsac

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33240

Distance to Tarnes

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 684 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 23 km

from Strasbourg: 736 km

Getting here

Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to Tarnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asques, Aubie-et-Espessas, Cadillac-en-Fronsadais, La Lande-de-Fronsac, La Riviere, Mouillac, Perissac, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Antoine, Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac, Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, Saint-Michel-de-Fronsac, Saint-Romain-la-Virvee, Salignac, Verac and Villegouge.

This page in French: Visiter Tarnes

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