Virsac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Virsac: highlights and tourist information

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Virsac is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Virsac is 476 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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Map of places to visit near Virsac

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Virsac 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 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