Gaillan-en-Medoc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gaillan-en-Medoc in Gironde

Visit Gaillan-en-Medoc: highlights and tourist information

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Gaillan-en-Medoc is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 62 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Gaillan-en-Medoc is 466 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lesparre-Medoc at 2 km and Montalivet at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gaillan-en-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 Gaillan-en-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 Gaillan-en-Medoc

Markets in and near Gaillan-en-Medoc

  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (32km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (35km)

More information about Gaillan-en-Medoc, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gaillan-en-Medoc, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (23km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Grave (24km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (29km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (30km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (32km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (42km)
  • Forêt de Pons (43km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gaillan-en-Medoc

Canton: Lesparre-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33340

Distance to Gaillan-en-Medoc

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 466 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 62 km

from Strasbourg: 753 km

Getting here

Gaillan-en-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 Gaillan-en-Medoc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begadan, Civrac-en-Medoc, Lesparre-Medoc, Prignac-en-Medoc and Queyrac.

This page in French: Visiter Gaillan-en-Medoc