Gujan-Mestras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gujan-Mestras in Gironde

Visit Gujan-Mestras: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Gujan-Mestras is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Gujan-Mestras is 536 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Gujan-Mestras

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village on the Bassin d'Arcachon: Port de Larros

Popular places to visit nearby include Port de Larros at 1 km and Arcachon Ville d'Automne at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Gujan-Mestras, 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 Gujan-Mestras in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Gujan-Mestras

Markets in and near Gujan-Mestras

Market days in Gujan-Mestras: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Gujan-Mestras: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Audenge: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Arcachon: market every day (7km)
  • Andernos-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday & (12km)
  • Ares: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Lege-Cap-Ferret: market every day except Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Biscarrosse: market every day (28km)
  • Parentis-en-Born: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (32km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (38km)

More information about Gujan-Mestras, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gujan-Mestras, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (45km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (63km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (7km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (9km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (11km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (18km)
  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (33km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gujan-Mestras

Canton: Teste-de-Buch

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33470

Distance to Gujan-Mestras

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 536 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 45 km

from Strasbourg: 803 km

Getting here

Gujan-Mestras 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 Gujan-Mestras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audenge, La Teste-de-Buch and Le Teich.

This page in French: Visiter Gujan-Mestras