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Virsac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Margaux at 19 km from Virsac

Visit Virsac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Margaux at 19 km and Libourne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Virsac, 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 Virsac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Margaux

Margaux

at 19 km (direction west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of...

See Margaux guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of...

See Blaye guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 22 km (direction south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
 
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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the...

See Pauillac guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vertheuil guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide

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Map of places to visit near Virsac

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Markets in and near Virsac

  • Cavignac: market Thursday (9km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (12km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (15km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (15km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (20km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (20km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (22km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (23km)

More information about Virsac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Virsac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (17km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (37km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (39km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (13km)
  • Domaine de Certes (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Virsac is in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Virsac is 476 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Virsac

Canton: Saint-André-de-Cubzac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33240

Distance to Virsac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 476 km

from Calais: 680 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 23 km

from Strasbourg: 738 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 Virsac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubie-et-Espessas, Cubnezais, Cubzac-les-Ponts, Gauriaguet, La Lande-de-Fronsac, Marsas, Peujard, Prignac-et-Marcamps, Saint-Andre-de-Cubzac, Saint-Antoine, Saint-Gervais, Saint-Laurent-d'Arce, Salignac and Tauriac.

This page in French: Visiter Virsac

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