Villeneuve tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve in Gironde

Photo is of Blaye at 6 km from Villeneuve

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Villeneuve 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 Villeneuve in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blaye at 6 km and Margaux at 6 km.

Villeneuve, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Blaye guide


at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Margaux guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pauillac guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the ruins of...

See Vertheuil guide
Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bordeaux Cathedral guide
Musée d\'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west)

Although small, Carcans-Plage is one of our favourite beach resorts in the Medoc...

See Carcans guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains of a...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as its long beach, Hourtin also has the largest lake in France...

See Hourtin guide

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Map of places to visit near Villeneuve


Markets in and near Villeneuve

  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (14km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (19km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (19km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (21km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (22km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (22km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (22km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (23km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Villeneuve, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (8km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (32km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (5km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (43km)
  • Domaine de Certes (53km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (61km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (31km)

Geography and distances

Villeneuve is in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve is 477 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve

Canton: Bourg

Arrondissement: Blaye

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33710

Distance to Villeneuve

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 477 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 28 km

from Strasbourg: 746 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 Villeneuve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bayon-sur-Gironde, Berson, Blaye, Bourg, Cars, Comps, Gauriac, Margaux, Plassac, Saint-Ciers-de-Canesse, Saint-Seurin-de-Bourg, Saint-Trojan, Samonac and Soussans.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve