Blaignan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blaignan in Gironde

Photo is of Lesparre-Medoc at 5 km from Blaignan

Visit Blaignan: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Blaignan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lesparre-Medoc at 5 km and Vertheuil at 9 km.

Blaignan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains of a...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montalivet guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-west)

As well as its long beach, Hourtin also has the largest lake in France...

See Hourtin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Talmont guide
Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church at 24 km (direction south-west)

The Church Sainte-Radegonde is a roman style church of the 12th century on the...

See Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel and fortifications...

See Blaye guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Carcans guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious wines from...

See Margaux guide

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Map of places to visit near Blaignan


Markets in and near Blaignan

  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (33km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (33km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Blaignan, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Blaignan, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (18km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (26km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (25km)
  • Pointe de Grave (27km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (30km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (33km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (38km)
  • Forêt de Pons (39km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (50km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (47km)

Geography and distances

Blaignan is in the south-west of France at 59 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Blaignan is 463 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blaignan

Canton: Lesparre-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33340

Distance to Blaignan

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 463 km

from Calais: 658 km

from Nice: 670 km

from Bordeaux: 59 km

from Strasbourg: 748 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 Blaignan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begadan, Civrac-en-Medoc, Couqueques, Lesparre-Medoc, Ordonnac, Prignac-en-Medoc, Saint-Christoly-Medoc, Saint-Germain-d'Esteuil and Saint-Yzans-de-Medoc.

This page in French: Visiter Blaignan