Saumos tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saumos in Gironde

Visit Saumos: highlights and tourist information

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Saumos is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 34 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saumos is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lacanau at 10 km and Carcans at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saumos, 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 Saumos 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 Saumos

Markets in and near Saumos

  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Lege-Cap-Ferret: market every day except Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (19km)
  • Ares: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Andernos-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday & (22km)
  • Audenge: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (27km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (28km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Saumos, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saumos, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saumos.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (34km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (30km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (49km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (26km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (29km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (30km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saumos

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33680

Distance to Saumos

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 703 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 34 km

from Strasbourg: 780 km

Getting here

Saumos 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 Saumos from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Temple.

This page in French: Visiter Saumos