Blanquefort, Gironde

Local nameBlanquefort
LocationBordeaux, France

Blanquefort or Blancafòrt is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. Blanquefort is an outlying commune of the Bordeaux metropolitan area.

The commune consists of historic Blanquefort and Caychac, which is further out from central Bordeaux and was formerly a commune in its own right. Historic Blanquefort includes the ruins of a small medieval fortress and a nineteenth-century park, the Parc de Majolan, complete with a maze-like grotto and small artificial ruins which were in vogue at that time.

Blanquefort is well connected to the rest of the agglomeration by the Bordeaux bus services, including services most of the night. It also has a train station with regular services to central Bordeaux. The Bordeaux tram system is projected to connect with Blanquefort in 2013.

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More information and contact


Address 5B Avenue du Général de Gaulle, Blanquefort 33290, France

Coordinates 44°54'39.326" N -0°38'13.191" E

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