Salaunes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Salaunes: highlights and tourist information

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Salaunes is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Salaunes is 498 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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

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

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

Salaunes 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 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