Saint-Laurent-Medoc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Laurent-Medoc in Gironde

Photo is of Pauillac at 8 km from Saint-Laurent-Medoc

Visit Saint-Laurent-Medoc: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Laurent-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 Saint-Laurent-Medoc in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pauillac at 8 km and Vertheuil at 11 km.

Saint-Laurent-Medoc, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Blaye guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Margaux guide
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Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Hourtin guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Carcans guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lacanau guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montalivet guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bordeaux guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Laurent-Medoc


Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-Medoc

  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (14km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (30km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (32km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (33km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (34km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-Medoc, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (8km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (33km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (21km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (38km)
  • Pointe de Grave (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (40km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-Medoc is in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-Medoc is 477 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-Medoc

Canton: Saint-Laurent-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33112

Distance to Saint-Laurent-Medoc

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 477 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 40 km

from Strasbourg: 755 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-Laurent-Medoc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Pauillac and Saint-Sauveur.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-Medoc


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