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Virelade tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 13 km from Virelade

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Visit Virelade: highlights and tourist information

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Virelade 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: Virelade is 511 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 13 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Virelade, 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 Virelade in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Virelade


Markets in and near Virelade

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (6km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (19km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (22km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (25km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Virelade, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Virelade, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (5km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (27km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (33km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (45km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (46km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Virelade

Canton: Podensac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33720

Distance to Virelade

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 511 km

from Calais: 719 km

from Nice: 619 km

from Bordeaux: 25 km

from Strasbourg: 758 km

Getting here

Virelade 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 Virelade from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbanats, Beautiran, Beguey, Cadillac, Capian, Cardan, Castres-Gironde, Cerons, Langoiran, Le Tourne, Lestiac-sur-Garonne, Paillet, Podensac, Portets, Rions, Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret and Villenave-de-Rions.

This page in French: Visiter Virelade

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