Tourism in the Gironde

Travel Guide - Holidays & Tourism in the Gironde

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Tourism, holidays & travel in the Gironde

The biggest department in metropolitan France, Gironde can also be proud of its multitude of treasures, both natural and architectural. The City of Art and History of Bordeaux, the superb castles of Cazeneuve, Roquetaillade and La Brède, the Atlantic Coast with its salty waves and sandy beaches beloved by holidaymakers and surfing fans, the wonderful Arcachon Bay with highly prized seaside resorts and typical oyster villages, the tallest dune in Europe and its unforgettable views, the lakes ideal for water sports, the pine forests dotted with cycle paths, the famous Bordelais vineyard with its prestigious wines, or the famous oysters of Arcachon Bay - you can enjoy all these treasures on a weekend or longer getaway!

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TOURISM IN THE GIRONDE

Bordeaux
The Bordeaux vineyard
Saint-Émilion
Arcachon
Arcachon Bay
The Dune of Pilat
Le Cap-Ferret
The Gascon Landes Regional Nature Park
Le Teich bird reserve
Andernos-les-Bains
Lacanau
Cordouan Lighthouse
The Grave headland
The Gironde estuary
The Blaye Citadel
Bourg
Soulac-sur-Mer
Roquetaillade Castle
La Sauve-Majeure Abbey
Bazas
Cazeneuve Castle
Uzeste Collegiate Church

Saint-Macaire
La Brède Castle
Libourne
Vayres Castle
Carcans-Plage
Lake Hourtin-Carcans
Villandraut Castle
Castelmoron-d'Albret
Blasimon Abbey
Cadillac Castle
Sainte-Croix-du-Mont
Verdelais Basilica
The fortified towns of Gironde
La Réole
Guilleragues Castle
Saint-Pierre de Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps Church
The wines of Bordeaux
Arcachon Bay oysters
The canelé
The Saint-Émilion macaroon
Bazas beef
Lamprey à la Bordelaise

 

CITIES & TOWNS

Pauillac
Sauternes
Bouliac
Portets
Rions
Lesparre-Médoc
Castillon-la-Bataille
Sainte-Hélène
Vendays-Montalivet

Pessac-sur-Dordogne
Salles
Saint-Yzans-de-Médoc
Grayan-et-l'Hôpital
Saint-Laurent-Médoc
Gironde-sur-Dropt
Sainte-Colombe
Pujols
All cities & towns in the Gironde

 

NATIONAL LABELS

Cities of art and history
Green resorts
Listed resorts

Family Plus
Towns and villages in Bloom
Blue Flag

 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Microlight flight and aerial photography
Microlight outing
Discover Bordeaux saffron
Gyroplane and multi-axis microlight trip
Cruise on the Gironde Estuary
Explore the Dordogne by canoe or kayak

Kitesurfing lessons for beginners and advanced surfers
River cruise on the Gironde
Taxi boat tour of Arcachon Bay
Boat trip in the Arcachon Basin
Maiden tandem parachute jump
All activities in the Gironde

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels in the Gironde
Vacation rentals in the Gironde

Bed & Breakfasts in the Gironde
Campsites in the Gironde

 

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