Verac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Verac: highlights and tourist information

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Verac is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Verac is 476 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 12 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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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Verac

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Verac 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 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