Saint-Medard-en-Jalles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Musée des Beaux Arts at 12 km from Saint-Medard-en-Jalles

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Saint-Medard-en-Jalles 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-Medard-en-Jalles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Musée des Beaux Arts at 12 km and Bordeaux at 13 km.

Saint-Medard-en-Jalles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Margaux guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

Andernos-les-Bains is a pleasant seaside town on the Bassin d'Arcachon in SW...

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at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 35 km (direction south-west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins in painted colours...

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Markets in and near Saint-Medard-en-Jalles

  • Eysines: market Sunday (5km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (7km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (8km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (13km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (16km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (16km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (16km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Medard-en-Jalles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (13km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (23km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (35km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (24km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (30km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (18km)
  • Domaine de Certes (33km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (43km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (10km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Medard-en-Jalles is in the south-west of France at 13 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Medard-en-Jalles is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Medard-en-Jalles

Canton: Saint-Médard-en-Jalles

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33160

Distance to Saint-Medard-en-Jalles

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 700 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 13 km

from Strasbourg: 764 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-Medard-en-Jalles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eysines, Le Haillan, Le Taillan-Medoc, Martignas-sur-Jalle and Saint-Aubin-de-Medoc.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Medard-en-Jalles