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Soulac-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soulac-sur-Mer in Gironde

Visit Soulac-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north of the Medoc peninsula

Soulac-sur-Mer 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 Soulac-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Soulac-sur-Mer travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc at 11 km and Meschers-sur-Gironde at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Soulac-sur-Mer, 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 Soulac-sur-Mer in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

at 11 km (direction south-east)

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination,...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Royan guide
 
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Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Talmont guide
Montalivet

Montalivet

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montalivet guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but...

See La Palmyre guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Tremblade guide
Ronce-les-Bains

Ronce-les-Bains

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
Hourtin

Hourtin

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Hourtin guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial...

See Brouage guide

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Map of places to visit near Soulac-sur-Mer

 
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Markets in and near Soulac-sur-Mer

  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (14km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (15km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (15km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (23km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (23km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Soulac-sur-Mer, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (34km)
  • La Roche Courbon (43km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Grave (6km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (14km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (14km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (22km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (27km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (37km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (38km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (38km)
  • Forêt de Pons (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Soulac-sur-Mer is in the south-west of France at 86 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Soulac-sur-Mer is 455 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soulac-sur-Mer

Canton: Saint-Vivien-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33780

Distance to Soulac-sur-Mer

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 86 km

from Paris: 455 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 86 km

from Strasbourg: 753 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 Soulac-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Verdon-sur-Mer and Talais.

This page in French: Visiter Soulac-sur-Mer

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