Le Taillan-Medoc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Taillan-Medoc in Gironde

Photo is of Les Bassins des Lumieres at 10 km from Le Taillan-Medoc

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Taillan-Medoc in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Bassins des Lumieres at 10 km and Bordeaux-Chartrons at 10 km.

Le Taillan-Medoc, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the world and...

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 10 km (direction south-east)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting collection of fine art...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 10 km (direction south-east)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and interesting in France...

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 10 km (direction south-east)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to this lovely...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 10 km (direction south-east)

Bordeaux cathedral is a gothic cathedral in the heart of Bordeaux's historic old town....

See Bordeaux Cathedral guide
Musée d\'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 11 km (direction south-east)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux since prehistoric times....

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious wines from...

See Margaux guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Blaye guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain some very impressive examples of...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine chateaux such...

See Pauillac guide


at 34 km (direction east)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of Libourne to...

See Libourne guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lacanau guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carcans guide

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Markets in and near Le Taillan-Medoc

  • Eysines: market Sunday (3km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (3km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (5km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (12km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (13km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (14km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Taillan-Medoc, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (10km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (20km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (32km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (24km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (30km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (16km)
  • Domaine de Certes (36km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (46km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (11km)

Geography and distances

Le Taillan-Medoc is in the south-west of France at 10 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Le Taillan-Medoc is 496 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Taillan-Medoc

Canton: Saint-Médard-en-Jalles

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33320

Distance to Le Taillan-Medoc

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 496 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 10 km

from Strasbourg: 760 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 Taillan-Medoc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanquefort, Bruges, Eysines, Le Bouscat, Le Haillan, Le Pian-Medoc, Parempuyre, Saint-Aubin-de-Medoc and Saint-Medard-en-Jalles.

This page in French: Visiter Le Taillan-Medoc