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Couqueques tourism and travel guide

Photo of Couqueques in Gironde

Photo is of Lesparre-Medoc at 8 km from Couqueques

Visit Couqueques: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lesparre-Medoc at 8 km and Vertheuil at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Couqueques, 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 Couqueques in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Montalivet guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Talmont guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Hourtin guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Blaye guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Carcans guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Royan guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has...

See Jonzac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Couqueques


Markets in and near Couqueques

  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (31km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Couqueques, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Couqueques, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (15km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (27km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (22km)
  • Pointe de Grave (26km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (28km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (31km)
  • Forêt de Pons (35km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (39km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (49km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (53km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (45km)

Geography and distances

Couqueques is in the south-west of France at 60 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Couqueques is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Couqueques

Canton: Lesparre-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33340

Distance to Couqueques

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 60 km

from Strasbourg: 745 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 Couqueques from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begadan, Blaignan, Civrac-en-Medoc, Ordonnac, Prignac-en-Medoc, Saint-Christoly-Medoc, Saint-Yzans-de-Medoc and Valeyrac.

This page in French: Visiter Couqueques

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