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Saumos tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saumos in Gironde

Photo is of Lacanau at 10 km from Saumos

Visit Saumos: highlights and tourist information

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

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!



at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lacanau guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Carcans guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Andernos-les-Bains guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

See Margaux guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Hourtin guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Port de Biganos guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village on the Bassin...

See Port de Larros guide
Parc Mauresque

Parc Mauresque

Garden at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Parc Mauresque is a large parc and garden...

See Parc Mauresque guide
Le Canon and l'Herbe

Le Canon and l'Herbe

at 32 km (direction south-west)

Canon and l'Herbe are very pretty traditional oyster fishing villages on the...

See Le Canon and l'Herbe guide
Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Ville d'Automne is the eastern part of Arcachon,...

See Arcachon Ville d'Automne guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-west)

Arcachon is one of our favourite seaside resorts in France and has...

See Arcachon guide
Arcachon Ville d'Eté

Arcachon Ville d'Eté

at 32 km (direction south-west)

Arcachon's 'summer town' is a very attractive sea side town...

See Arcachon Ville d'Eté guide
Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

at 33 km (direction south-west)

Visit the beautiful villas in the Ville d'Hiver of Arcachon....

See Arcachon Ville d'Hiver guide
Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

The town beach of Arcachon is a long sandy beach...

See Arcachon town beach guide

... 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

What to do at Saumos? 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

Saumos is in the south-west of France at 34 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saumos is 506 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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