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Lesparre-Medoc tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lesparre-Medoc: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains of a medieval tower

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lesparre-Medoc. For detailed visitor information see the Lesparre-Medoc travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montalivet at 11 km and Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lesparre-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 Lesparre-Medoc in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also...

See Vertheuil guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The resort of Montaliver has a 12 kilometre beach,...

See Montalivet guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south-west)

As well as its long beach, Hourtin also has the...

See Hourtin guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for...

See Pauillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for...

See Talmont guide


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

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

See Carcans guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction north-west)

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Blaye is well known because of...

See Blaye guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade...

See Royan guide


at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Margaux guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lacanau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lesparre-Medoc


Markets in and near Lesparre-Medoc

  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (33km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (34km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Lesparre-Medoc, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lesparre-Medoc, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (23km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Grave (26km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (30km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (31km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (34km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (39km)
  • Forêt de Pons (43km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (46km)

Geography and distances

Lesparre-Medoc is in the south-west of France at 59 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Lesparre-Medoc is 466 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lesparre-Medoc

Canton: Lesparre-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33340

Distance to Lesparre-Medoc

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 466 km

from Calais: 661 km

from Nice: 674 km

from Bordeaux: 59 km

from Strasbourg: 753 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 Lesparre-Medoc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begadan, Blaignan, Civrac-en-Medoc, Gaillan-en-Medoc, Prignac-en-Medoc and Saint-Germain-d'Esteuil.

This page in French: Visiter Lesparre-Medoc

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