Tarnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tarnes in Gironde

Visit Tarnes: highlights and tourist information

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Tarnes is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Tarnes is 478 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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Map of places to visit near Tarnes

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Tarnes is in the south-west of France. 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