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Sainte-Hélène

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gironde

Rural municipality of 2,500 inhabitants situated in the Medoc from Bordeaux (31 km) and Lacanau Ocean (28 km).

Geographical information

MunicipalitySainte-Hélène
Postcode33480
Latitude44.9646530 (N 44° 57’ 53”)
Longitude-0.8849920 (W 0° 53’ 6”)
AltitudeFrom 28m to 47m
Surface area127.87 km²
Population2686 inhabitants
Density21 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBordeaux (32 km, 42 min)
Insee code33417
IntercommunalityCC Médullienne
DepartmentGironde
RegionAquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Salaunes5.8 km (9 min)
Saumos9.7 km (8 min)
Brach9.8 km (10 min)
Castelnau-de-Médoc10.2 km (9 min)
Avensan14 km (14 min)
Le Temple14.9 km (13 min)
Lacanau15.3 km (15 min)
Saint-Aubin-de-Médoc15.4 km (14 min)
Moulis-en-Médoc15.4 km (15 min)
Listrac-Médoc15.4 km (15 min)
Saint-Médard-en-Jalles15.7 km (15 min)
Arcins19.3 km (23 min)
Soussans19.6 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Beautiful 13th century church.

Events and festivities

Each year:

Weather

Saturday 28 march
Min. 11°C - Max. 12°C
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Sunday 29 march
Min. 12°C - Max. 12°C
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Monday 30 march
Min. 11°C - Max. 12°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

3 access to the ocean (Porge, Lacanau and Carcans) and 3 lakes (Lacanau, Hourtin-Carcans and Cousseau) within 30 km.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Chocolaterie Mademoiselle de Margaux
Local flavoursFreeMargaux (20 km)
Kitesurfing lessons for beginners and advanced surfers
Sports sensations55 € to 330 € Hourtin (27 km)
River cruise on the Gironde
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 55 € Bordeaux (28 km)
Taxi boat tour of Arcachon Bay
Nature and the great outdoors250 € to 600 € Arcachon (40 km)
Boat trip in the Arcachon Basin
Nature and the great outdoors250 € to 600 € Arcachon (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chêneraie Park
HikeEasy2h00Gujan-Mestras (39 km)

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