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Verac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verac in Gironde

Photo is of Libourne at 12 km from Verac

Visit Verac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 12 km and Saint-Emilion at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Verac, 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 Verac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Libourne

Libourne

at 12 km (direction 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 in being...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
 
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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 27 km (direction west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because...

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 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

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 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pauillac guide

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Map of places to visit near Verac

 
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Markets in and near Verac

  • Cavignac: market Thursday (13km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (14km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (17km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (24km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Verac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Verac, France

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

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) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (4km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (11km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (34km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (37km)
  • 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 (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verac is in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Verac is 476 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verac

Canton: Fronsac

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33240

Distance to Verac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 476 km

from Calais: 682 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 25 km

from Strasbourg: 734 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 Verac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asques, Aubie-et-Espessas, Cadillac-en-Fronsadais, Galgon, Gauriaguet, La Lande-de-Fronsac, Mouillac, Perissac, Saillans, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Ciers-d'Abzac, Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac, Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, Saint-Romain-la-Virvee, Salignac, Tarnes and Villegouge.

This page in French: Visiter Verac

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