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Valeyrac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lesparre-Medoc at 10 km from Valeyrac

Visit Valeyrac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lesparre-Medoc at 10 km and Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Valeyrac, 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 Valeyrac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montalivet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Talmont guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Hourtin guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Royan guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower...

See Pons guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Blaye guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Valeyrac


Markets in and near Valeyrac

  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (24km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (29km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (31km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (34km)

More information about Valeyrac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Valeyrac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (49km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (16km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Grave (19km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (22km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (22km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (25km)
  • Forêt de Pons (34km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (42km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (45km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (46km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (39km)

Geography and distances

Valeyrac is in the south-west of France at 67 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Valeyrac is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valeyrac

Canton: Lesparre-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33340

Distance to Valeyrac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 67 km

from Strasbourg: 745 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 Valeyrac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begadan, Couqueques, Jau-Dignac-et-Loirac and Saint-Christoly-Medoc.

This page in French: Visiter Valeyrac

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