Vendays-Montalivet tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The resort of Montaliver has a 12 kilometre beach, and has been popular since the 19th century

Vendays-Montalivet 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 Vendays-Montalivet. For detailed visitor information see the Vendays-Montalivet travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vendays-Montalivet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc at 9 km and Lesparre-Medoc at 11 km.

Vendays-Montalivet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort less than one km (direction north-east)

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

See Montalivet guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like to stop...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


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

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Hourtin guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church at 23 km (direction north-east)

The Church Sainte-Radegonde is a roman style church of the 12th century on the...

See Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont guide


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

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for the imposing...

See Talmont guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


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

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

See Royan guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine chateaux such...

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Carcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very pleasant to...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide

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Markets in and near Vendays-Montalivet

  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (28km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (30km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Vendays-Montalivet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (29km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Grave (19km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (26km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (28km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (36km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (40km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (45km)
  • Forêt de Pons (47km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (38km)

Geography and distances

Vendays-Montalivet is in the south-west of France at 69 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Vendays-Montalivet is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vendays-Montalivet

Canton: Lesparre-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33930

Distance to Vendays-Montalivet

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 658 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 69 km

from Strasbourg: 758 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 Vendays-Montalivet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Vendays-Montalivet