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Salaunes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Salaunes in Gironde

Photo is of Margaux at 17 km from Salaunes

Visit Salaunes: highlights and tourist information

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Salaunes is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Margaux at 17 km and Lacanau at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Salaunes, 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 Salaunes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Margaux guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lacanau guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bordeaux guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Carcans guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Blaye guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

Andernos-les-Bains is a pleasant seaside town on the Bassin...

See Andernos-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Hourtin guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins...

See Port de Biganos guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vertheuil guide

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

Map of places to visit near Salaunes


Markets in and near Salaunes

  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (10km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (15km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (18km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (23km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (24km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Salaunes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Salaunes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (23km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (28km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (45km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (21km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (39km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (21km)
  • Domaine de Certes (31km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (38km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (18km)

Geography and distances

Salaunes is in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Salaunes is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Salaunes

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33160

Distance to Salaunes

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 659 km

from Bordeaux: 23 km

from Strasbourg: 768 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 Salaunes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Sainte-Helene.

This page in French: Visiter Salaunes

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