Tourism labels in Gironde

National tourism labels and listed destinations

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The cities, towns and villages of Gironde listed have been awarded with one or several French tourism labels: Cities of art and history, Most beautiful villages of France, Most beautiful detours in France, Green resort, Listed resort, Towns and villages in Bloom.

CITIES OF ART AND HISTORY

The designation Ville d'art et d'histoire is a national label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to cities and towns with a rich heritage which pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage and architecture and adopt measures to raise inhabitants' and visitors' awareness of their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Cities of art and history in Gironde:

Cities of art and history in Gironde

Bordeaux

La Réole

 

GREEN RESORTS

The designation Station verte is a national label awarded to French nature, leisure and holiday tourist destinations located in unspoiled environments, in the countryside or in the mountains, which offer tourist and leisure facilities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Green resorts in Gironde:

Green resorts in Gironde

La Réole
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Salles

 

LISTED RESORTS

The label Station classée is awarded to seaside, spa, health, tourist, winter sports and mountaineering resorts which pursue a policy of high-quality tourist facilities and activities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Listed resorts in Gironde:

Listed resorts in Gironde

Arcachon
Arès
Bordeaux
Carcans
Gujan-Mestras
Hourtin
La Teste-de-Buch
Lacanau

Lanton
Le Porge
Le Verdon-sur-Mer
Lège-Cap-Ferret
Naujac-sur-Mer
Soulac-sur-Mer
Vendays-Montalivet

 

FAMILY PLUS

The label Famille Plus, is recognised by the French Minister of State for Tourism and is awarded to towns and villages which are particularly tailored to welcoming families and offer many activities and events for children and adults. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Family Plus in Gironde:

Family Plus in Gironde

Arès
Bordeaux
Carcans

Hourtin
Lacanau

 

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN BLOOM

The label Villes et villages fleuris is awarded each year by the French National Council of Cities, Towns and Villages in Bloom following a competition which judges criteria such as landscaped and plant heritage, flowering, respect for the environment and the living environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Towns and villages in Bloom in Gironde:

Towns and villages in Bloom in Gironde

Blanquefort -
Andernos-les-Bains -
Bègles -
Bruges -
Mérignac -
Saint-Vivien-de-Monségur -
Bassens -
Bordeaux -
Brannens -
Cenon -
Gradignan -
La Teste-de-Buch -
Lussac -
Pessac -
Saint-Médard-d'Eyrans -
Saint-Médard-en-Jalles -
Saint-Seurin-sur-l'Isle -
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande -
Ambès -
Arbis -
Arès -
Artigues-près-Bordeaux -
Bazas -

Bouliac -
Braud-et-Saint-Louis -
Cadaujac -
Cadillac -
Canéjan -
Castelviel -
Civrac-de-Blaye -
Cours-de-Monségur -
Floirac -
La Brède -
La Réole -
Landerrouat -
Le Haillan -
Mios -
Rimons -
Saint-Aubin-de-Médoc -
Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde -
Saint-Denis-de-Pile -
Saint-Sauveur-de-Puynormand -
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens -
Salles -
Talence -
Villegouge -

 

BLUE FLAG

The Blue Flag label is awarded to seaside resorts and marinas that take account of environmental criteria in their economic and tourist development policies, and promote behaviour that respects nature and its treasures. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Blue Flag in Gironde:

Blue Flag in Gironde

Carcans
Grayan-et-l'Hôpital
Hourtin
Lacanau

Naujac-sur-Mer
Soulac-sur-Mer
Vendays-Montalivet

 
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