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Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde in Gironde

Photo is of Pauillac at 15 km from Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde

Visit Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pauillac at 15 km and Vertheuil at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde, 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 Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pauillac guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Vertheuil guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Blaye guide


at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide


at 25 km (direction west)

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Margaux guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Talmont guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Montalivet guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Hourtin guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Carcans guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle...

See Barbezieux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde


Markets in and near Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde

  • Montendre: market Thursday (16km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (28km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (33km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (33km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (41km)

More information about Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (49km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (55km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (17km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (22km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (43km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (20km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (28km)
  • Forêt de Pons (33km)
  • Pointe de Grave (43km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (43km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (62km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde is in the south-west of France at 51 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde is 455 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde

Canton: Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde

Arrondissement: Blaye

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33820

Distance to Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 455 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 51 km

from Strasbourg: 732 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 Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisredon, Braud-et-Saint-Louis, Saint-Aubin-de-Blaye, Saint-Caprais-de-Blaye and Saint-Palais.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde

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