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Castelnau-de-Medoc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castelnau-de-Medoc in Gironde

Photo is of Margaux at 10 km from Castelnau-de-Medoc

Visit Castelnau-de-Medoc: highlights and tourist information

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Castelnau-de-Medoc is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!



at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Margaux guide


at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Blaye guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carcans guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Lacanau guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Vertheuil guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 27 km (direction south-east)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most...

See Bordeaux guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Hourtin guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 27 km (direction south-east)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux since...

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Andernos-les-Bains guide

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

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

What to do at Castelnau-de-Medoc? 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

Castelnau-de-Medoc is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Castelnau-de-Medoc is 488 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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