Vayres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vayres in Gironde

Photo is of Libourne at 6 km from Vayres

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vayres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 6 km and Saint-Emilion at 13 km.

Vayres, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Libourne

Libourne

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 13 km (direction east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed as a...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 19 km (direction west)

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the world and...

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide
 
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Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 21 km (direction west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Musée d\'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Bordeaux cathedral is a gothic cathedral in the heart of Bordeaux's historic old town....

See Bordeaux Cathedral guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to this lovely...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting collection of fine art...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 29 km (direction south-east)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its original medieval plan almost...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 30 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa to see...

See Montcaret guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 34 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are one of our favourite...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide

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Markets in and near Vayres

  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (14km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (15km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (16km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (22km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Vayres, France

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

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) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vayres (0km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (24km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (28km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (37km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (41km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (57km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vayres is in the south-west of France at 22 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Vayres is 484 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vayres

Canton: Libourne

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33870

Distance to Vayres

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 484 km

from Calais: 692 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 22 km

from Strasbourg: 738 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 Vayres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arveyres, Beychac-et-Caillau, Cadarsac, Fronsac, Genissac, Izon, La Riviere, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, Saint-Germain-du-Puch and Saint-Michel-de-Fronsac.

This page in French: Visiter Vayres