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Arbanats - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gironde

Arbanats is a small village situated on the left bank of the Garonne. It is always the jurisdiction of Portets with Virelade. Among the first lords of the family is Arbanats Fargues, and then Got Preyssac. These are actually three related families.

Arbanats developed north of the Departmental 1113, around the tower and the Town Hall. Today, newcomers settle south of the Departmental, the town has more than one thousand and Arbanatais Arbanataises. The rural town of 762 ha has 292 hectares of forest and 166 hectares of vineyards.

Geographical information

Latitude44.6760220 (N 44° 40’ 34”)
Longitude-0.3940679 (W 0° 23’ 39”)
AltitudeFrom 2m to 34m
Surface area7.60 km²
Population1149 inhabitants
Density151 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBordeaux (29 km, 27 min)
Insee code33007
IntercommunalityCC de Podensac

Nearest cities & towns

Virelade1.3 km (3 min)
Portets3.9 km (6 min)
Podensac5 km (8 min)
Castres-Gironde5.3 km (8 min)
Langoiran5.4 km (8 min)
Le Tourne5.8 km (10 min)
Beautiran6.1 km (9 min)
Tabanac7.3 km (12 min)
Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret7.3 km (11 min)
Cérons7.7 km (10 min)
Lestiac-sur-Garonne8.2 km (11 min)
Béguey8.2 km (13 min)
Ayguemorte-les-Graves8.5 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

The church Saint-Hippolyte built in limestone dating from the second half of the 15th century. It was enlarged in the 16th century by the addition of aisles. The chapel of the Virgin is carried out in 1662 and the façade of order in the 18th century classic. In 1708 it was placed under the protection of St. Radegund, which is also a representation of 19th century, also in limestone.

Below the statue of the saint dressed as queen, one can discover the fountain of medieval origin. Tradition assigns a miraculous nature in relation to various saints. Water can be collected in a basin used as a laundry.

Many footpaths delight hikers in search of nature.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Craft Fair in early December.


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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Private tour of Bordeaux's monuments and riverbanks by Citroen 2cv - night time
Entertainment95 € Bordeaux (22 km)
Private tour of the monuments and riverbanks of Bordeaux by Citroen 2cv
Culture and education75 € Bordeaux (22 km)
Grand private tour of Bordeaux by foot - 4 hours
Culture and education58 € Bordeaux (23 km)
Private tour of Bordeaux by foot - 2 hours
Culture and education44 € Bordeaux (23 km)
Private tour of Bordeaux on foot - 3 hours
Culture and education51 € Bordeaux (23 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bossugan-Ruch through the vineyard
HikeEasy2h30Bossugan (30 km)
Heritage trail
Village visitEasy1h20Bazas (31 km)
Flora trail
Village visitIntermediate1h15Bazas (31 km)
Water yesterday and today
Village visitEasy1h15Bazas (31 km)
Chêneraie Park
HikeEasy2h00Gujan-Mestras (54 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals