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France This Way comment: The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine chateaux such as Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, Chateau Latour and Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Important note

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

Pauillac is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Pauillac is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blaye at 10 km and Margaux at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pauillac, 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 Pauillac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
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Map of places to visit near Pauillac

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Markets in and near Pauillac

  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (19km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (29km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (30km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (33km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (35km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Pauillac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Pauillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (26km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (9km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (27km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (20km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (32km)
  • Pointe de Grave (44km)
  • Forêt de Pons (46km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pauillac

Canton: Pauillac

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33250

Distance to Pauillac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 668 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 42 km

from Strasbourg: 747 km

Getting here

Pauillac 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 Pauillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Julien-Beychevelle and Saint-Laurent-Medoc.

This page in French: Visiter Pauillac

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