Villenave-d'Ornon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villenave-d'Ornon in Gironde

Photo is of Musée d\'Aquitaine at 6 km from Villenave-d'Ornon

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Villenave-d'Ornon 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 Villenave-d'Ornon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Musée d\'Aquitaine at 6 km and Musée des Beaux Arts at 6 km.

Villenave-d'Ornon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Musée d\'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 6 km (direction )

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 6 km (direction )

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 6 km (direction )

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

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at 6 km (direction )

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

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 6 km (direction )

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

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at 7 km (direction )

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 9 km (direction )

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

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

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide


Heritage Site at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins in painted colours...

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at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel and fortifications...

See Blaye guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

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Markets in and near Villenave-d'Ornon

  • Begles: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (3km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (6km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (6km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (10km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (12km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (13km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (13km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Villenave-d'Ornon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (6km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (21km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (26km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Grenade (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (24km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (33km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (29km)
  • Domaine de Certes (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (10km)

Geography and distances

Villenave-d'Ornon is in the south-west of France at 6 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Villenave-d'Ornon is 504 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villenave-d'Ornon

Canton: Villenave-d'Ornon

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33140

Distance to Villenave-d'Ornon

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 504 km

from Calais: 709 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 6 km

from Strasbourg: 762 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 Villenave-d'Ornon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begles, Bouliac, Cadaujac, Gradignan, Latresne, Leognan, Pessac and Talence.

This page in French: Visiter Villenave-d'Ornon