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Le Porge tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Porge in Gironde

Photo is of Lacanau at 12 km from Le Porge

Visit Le Porge: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lacanau at 12 km and Andernos-les-Bains at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Porge, 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 Le Porge in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 12 km (direction )

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

See Lacanau guide


at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Andernos-les-Bains guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Carcans guide
Le Canon and l'Herbe

Le Canon and l'Herbe

at 23 km (direction south-west)

Canon and l'Herbe are very pretty traditional oyster fishing villages on...

See Le Canon and l'Herbe guide
Parc Mauresque

Parc Mauresque

Garden at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Parc Mauresque guide
Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arcachon Ville d'Automne guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

Arcachon is one of our favourite seaside resorts in...

See Arcachon guide
Arcachon Ville d'Eté

Arcachon Ville d'Eté

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arcachon Ville d'Hiver guide
Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arcachon town beach guide
Arcachon's Pereire beach

Arcachon's Pereire beach

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arcachon's Pereire beach guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Port de Larros guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Port de Biganos guide
Le Moulleau

Le Moulleau

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

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

See Le Moulleau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Porge


Markets in and near Le Porge

  • Lege-Cap-Ferret: market every day except Thursday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Ares: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Andernos-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday & (15km)
  • Audenge: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Arcachon: market every day (25km)
  • Gujan-Mestras: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (29km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Le Porge, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Le Porge, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (21km)
  • Domaine de Certes (22km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (22km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (42km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (32km)

Geography and distances

Le Porge is in the south-west of France at 40 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Le Porge is 514 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Porge

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33680

Distance to Le Porge

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 514 km

from Calais: 710 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 41 km

from Strasbourg: 789 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 Le Porge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Le Porge

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