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Virelade tourism and travel guide

Photo of Virelade in Gironde

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

Visit Virelade: highlights and tourist information

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Virelade is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 24 km (direction east)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 24 km (direction north-west)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to...

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
 
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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 25 km (direction north-west)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 25 km (direction north-west)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 25 km (direction north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See La Reole guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 32 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Monsegur guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 37 km (direction east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth...

See Pellegrue guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of...

See Montcaret guide
Duras

Duras

at 45 km (direction east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known...

See Duras guide

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

Map of places to visit near Virelade

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Virelade is in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Virelade is 511 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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