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Naujac-sur-Mer

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Naujac-sur-Mer is a small village located in the department of Gironde, about 10 km from Hourtin common south and north Lesparre-Médoc.

At the heart of a forest of pines, this town in the Médoc coast ends with a long beach of fine sand backed by a 3.5 km of dunes, beach Pin Sec.

Neolithic remains of (polished stone axes) found near Deyre attest to a human presence since prehistoric times.

Naujac-sur-Mer was then a port of the era of Antiquity to the Gallo-Roman period.

Until 1865 Naujac-sur-Mer is a parish within the municipality of Gaillan. In June 1865 a law was passed to build the village in autonomous municipality. Its territory then enlarged with sections removed to common Lesparre, Hourtin, Gaillan and Vendays.

Discover a unique architectural heritage by visiting the village town, including the St. Philomena Church. Natural Heritage Naujac-sur-Mer, among pine forests, vineyards of the Medoc, dune and beach to relax and escape.

Geographical information

MunicipalityNaujac-sur-Mer
Postcode33990
Tourism labels
Latitude45.2540050 (N 45° 15’ 14”)
Longitude-1.0243250 (W 1° 1’ 28”)
Surface area98.55 km²
Population898 inhabitants
Density9 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBordeaux (70 km, 1h22)
Insee code33300
IntercommunalityCC de la Pointe du Médoc
DepartmentGironde
RegionAquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Hourtin10.1 km (11 min)
Lesparre-Médoc10.6 km (12 min)
Gaillan-en-Médoc12.9 km (15 min)
Prignac-en-Médoc14.4 km (19 min)
Vendays-Montalivet15.2 km (15 min)
Civrac-en-Médoc15.6 km (18 min)
Saint-Germain-d'Esteuil16.1 km (19 min)
Blaignan16.1 km (21 min)
Queyrac17.6 km (20 min)
Bégadan17.9 km (22 min)
Ordonnac18.8 km (25 min)
Couquèques19.2 km (22 min)
Cissac-Médoc19.9 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

As you walk Naujac-sur-Mer, contrast of colors offered by the variety of landscapes amazes the eye.

In the village, we find the building most important and most characteristic of the town, the St. Philomena Church. This building built by architect E. Lesparre Bonnore between 1852 and 1860, consists of stone, rubble and bricks, with a paneled vault. It is a unique monument in the Medoc. It also has exceptional items, such as ornate bells and signed clockwork "Tiffauges", named after its creator. This clock is made of Vendée for nearly 2 centuries.

Another heritage element, one military, the blockhouse Naujac-sur-Mer. Visible on the beach Pin Sec, these monuments attest to the strategic importance of the town during the Second World War.

Various leisure activities in the countryside or by the sea are possible Naujac-sur-Mer.

The town has several campgrounds, including one municipal beach Pin Sec, for a stay in harmony with nature during sunny days. The town has also been awarded the Blue Flag, a symbol of environmental quality copy.

Naujac-sur-Mer account also a surf school on the beach Pin Sec, where you can surf, bodyboard or longboard.

The town's hiking club offers hiking lovers to discover its enchanting landscapes: the majestic pine forest, glade to the characteristic flora composed of golden gorse, heather and bracken "great eagle" cord dune and its long beach, among the most beautiful of Gironde.

Naujac-sur-Mer also has an animal park, with 250 farm animals: chickens, pigeons, peacocks, pheasants, swans, goats, sheep, cows, deer, deer, and other animals.

A trail also to discover the flora and fauna of the region.

Pony rides, fishing or picnics are available on site.

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Events and festivities

In February, the town of Naujac-sur-Mer dates back to the Middle Ages the time for a day with the carnival. Young and old are invited to follow the chariot "medieval castle" in the streets of the town in a musical and festive atmosphere to the hall, where snacks and other activities are planned.

In late May, the local party Naujac-sur-Mer is organized by the town festival committee. For two days, various activities are offered with catering and refreshments on site. Do not miss the traditional fireworks.

Naujac-sur-Mer makes its market every Monday morning in the commercial area of ​​the Pin Sec beach during the summer. This space also includes a rotisserie, a grocery store, ice cream parlor, a pizza chef, a bakery or a restaurant. Night owls can also visit the night market on Wednesday.

On June 21, the festival committee of Naujac-sur-Mer celebrates music with many dedicated animations.

In December, the hiking club March Evasion organizes an exceptional power for the Telethon, with the arrival, a sports drink and table runner.

The Christmas market in early December is held in the commune village hall, with many craftsmen who offer their crafts and culinary specialties.

Weather

Thursday 8 december
Min. 14°C - Max. 14°C
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Friday 9 december
Min. 14°C - Max. 14°C
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Saturday 10 december
Min. 15°C - Max. 15°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Noisettines du Médoc tasting
Local flavoursFreeBlaignan (14.2 km)
Adventure Park
Entertainment17 € Vendays-Montalivet (15.4 km)
Flight over the Médoc region in a pendular microlight
Sports sensations50 € to 120 € Soulac-sur-Mer (27 km)
Surfing lessons with a qualified instructor
Sports sensations32 € Lacanau-Océan (31 km)
Mademoiselle de Margaux chocolate shop
Local flavoursFreeMargaux (36 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hike of "Prignac et Marcamps"
HikeEasy1h50Prignac-et-Marcamps (48 km)
Chemin des Mottes
Village visitEasy1h00Le Gua (54 km)

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