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Gujan-Mestras tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Port de Larros at 1 km from Gujan-Mestras

Visit Gujan-Mestras: highlights and tourist information

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

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 La Teste de Buch salt flats at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!

Port de Larros

Port de Larros

less than one km (direction north-west)

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village...

See Port de Larros guide
La Teste de Buch salt flats

La Teste de Buch salt flats

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The salt flats at La Teste de Buch have...

See La Teste de Buch salt flats guide
La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The oyster port of La Teste de Buch with its...

See La Teste de Buch port ostreicole guide
Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

The Ville d'Automne is the eastern part of Arcachon, around...

See Arcachon Ville d'Automne guide
 
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Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 7 km (direction east)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins in...

See Port de Biganos guide
Arcachon Zoo

Arcachon Zoo

at 8 km (direction south-west)

Arcachon zoo is home to over 800 animals including rhino, elephants...

See Arcachon Zoo guide
Parc Mauresque

Parc Mauresque

Garden at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The Parc Mauresque is a large parc and garden...

See Parc Mauresque guide
Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 8 km (direction west)

The town beach of Arcachon is a long sandy...

See Arcachon town beach guide
Arcachon's Pereire beach

Arcachon's Pereire beach

at 8 km (direction west)

Arcachon's Pereire beach is a favourite with locals and holiday makers....

See Arcachon's Pereire beach guide
Arcachon

Arcachon

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

Arcachon is one of our favourite seaside resorts in France and has...

See Arcachon guide
Arcachon Ville d'Eté

Arcachon Ville d'Eté

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

Arcachon's 'summer town' is a very attractive sea side town next to...

See Arcachon Ville d'Eté guide
Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Visit the beautiful villas in the Ville d'Hiver of Arcachon....

See Arcachon Ville d'Hiver guide
Le Moulleau

Le Moulleau

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west)

Le Moulleau is a popular and attractive coastal and beach resort...

See Le Moulleau guide
Andernos-les-Bains

Andernos-les-Bains

at 12 km (direction 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 Gujan-Mestras

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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

What to do at Gujan-Mestras? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Gujan-Mestras is in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Gujan-Mestras is 536 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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