Brach tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Carcans at 9 km from Brach

Visit Brach: highlights and tourist information

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Brach 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 Brach in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carcans at 9 km and Lacanau at 13 km.

Brach, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carcans guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

The resort of Lcanau Ocean is the most important coastal resort on the Medoc...

See Lacanau guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Hourtin guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Margaux guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Blaye guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

Andernos-les-Bains is a pleasant seaside town on the Bassin d'Arcachon in SW France....

See Andernos-les-Bains guide
Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the world and...

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting collection of fine art...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and interesting in France...

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to this lovely...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide

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Map of places to visit near Brach


Markets in and near Brach

  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (11km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (28km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (29km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (31km)
  • Lege-Cap-Ferret: market every day except Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Ares: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Brach, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Brach, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (34km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (18km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (47km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (55km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (26km)
  • Domaine de Certes (40km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (42km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (33km)

Geography and distances

Brach is in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Brach is 492 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brach

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33480

Distance to Brach

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 492 km

from Calais: 689 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 37 km

from Strasbourg: 769 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 Brach from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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This page in French: Visiter Brach