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Begadan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Begadan in Gironde

Photo is of Lesparre-Medoc at 6 km from Begadan

Visit Begadan: highlights and tourist information

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Begadan is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lesparre-Medoc at 6 km and Vertheuil at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Begadan, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Begadan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 6 km (direction south-west)

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also...

See Vertheuil guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction west)

The resort of Montaliver has a 12 kilometre beach, and...

See Montalivet guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well...

See Talmont guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding...

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-west)

As well as its long beach, Hourtin also has...

See Hourtin guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-west)

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has long...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade...

See Royan guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

The town of Blaye is well known because of the...

See Blaye guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

Although small, Carcans-Plage is one of our favourite beach resorts in the...

See Carcans guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gironde

Map of places to visit near Begadan


Markets in and near Begadan

  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (29km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (33km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Begadan, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Begadan, France

What to do at Begadan? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Begadan.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (17km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (30km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Grave (23km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (24km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (26km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (29km)
  • Forêt de Pons (37km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (42km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (46km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (50km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (43km)

Geography and distances

Begadan is in the south-west of France at 63 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Begadan is 460 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Begadan

Canton: Lesparre-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33340

Distance to Begadan

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 460 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 672 km

from Bordeaux: 63 km

from Strasbourg: 747 km

Getting here

Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to Begadan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blaignan, Civrac-en-Medoc, Couqueques, Gaillan-en-Medoc, Jau-Dignac-et-Loirac, Lesparre-Medoc, Ordonnac, Prignac-en-Medoc, Saint-Christoly-Medoc, Saint-Yzans-de-Medoc and Valeyrac.

This page in French: Visiter Begadan

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