Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc in Gironde

Visit Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like to stop and admire the church when you are passing

Important note

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

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 75 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Soulac-sur-Mer at 11 km and Le Verdon-sur-Mer at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Vivien-de-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 Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Markets in and near Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (20km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (22km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (28km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)

More information about Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (60km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (26km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (42km)
  • La Roche Courbon (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Grave (11km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (18km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (20km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (32km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (33km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (38km)
  • Forêt de Pons (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (47km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Canton: Saint-Vivien-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33590

Distance to Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 75 km

from Strasbourg: 752 km

Getting here

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc 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 Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grayan-et-l'Hopital, Talais and Vensac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc