Castelnau-de-Medoc tourism and travel guide

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Visit Castelnau-de-Medoc: highlights and tourist information

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Castelnau-de-Medoc is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Castelnau-de-Medoc is 488 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Margaux at 10 km and Blaye at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castelnau-de-Medoc, 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 Castelnau-de-Medoc in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Castelnau-de-Medoc

Markets in and near Castelnau-de-Medoc

Market days in Castelnau-de-Medoc: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (0km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (18km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (19km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (21km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (26km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (27km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (27km)

More information about Castelnau-de-Medoc, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Castelnau-de-Medoc, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Castelnau-de-Medoc.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (23km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (27km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (48km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (11km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (47km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (15km)
  • Domaine de Certes (42km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (47km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelnau-de-Medoc

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33480

Distance to Castelnau-de-Medoc

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 488 km

from Calais: 687 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 27 km

from Strasbourg: 761 km

Getting here

Castelnau-de-Medoc is in the south-west of France. 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 Castelnau-de-Medoc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcins, Avensan, Listrac-Medoc and Moulis-en-Medoc.

This page in French: Visiter Castelnau-de-Medoc