Villenave-de-Rions tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villenave-de-Rions in Gironde

Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 9 km from Villenave-de-Rions

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Villenave-de-Rions 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-de-Rions in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 9 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 20 km.

Villenave-de-Rions, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Musée d\'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

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

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-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 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we found La Reole...

See La Reole guide
Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide


Heritage Site at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide


at 33 km (direction east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when you are visiting...

See Pellegrue guide


at 34 km (direction east)

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley, has a substantial part of...

See Monsegur guide

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Markets in and near Villenave-de-Rions

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (6km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (21km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (23km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (25km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Villenave-de-Rions, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (7km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (23km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (30km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (40km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (44km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (31km)

Geography and distances

Villenave-de-Rions is in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Villenave-de-Rions is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villenave-de-Rions

Canton: Cadillac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33550

Distance to Villenave-de-Rions

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 715 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 25 km

from Strasbourg: 753 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-de-Rions from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbanats, Beguey, Cadillac, Capian, Cardan, Donzac, Escoussans, Haux, Langoiran, Laroque, Le Tourne, Lestiac-sur-Garonne, Omet, Paillet, Podensac, Rions, Soulignac, Tabanac, Targon and Virelade.

This page in French: Visiter Villenave-de-Rions