Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Soulac-sur-Mer at 11 km and Le Verdon-sur-Mer at 13 km.

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montalivet guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction north-west)

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north of the...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has long sandy...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Talmont guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Hourtin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

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

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pauillac guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand...

See La Tremblade guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Carcans guide

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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)

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

What to do at Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc? 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

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc is 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).

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

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