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...

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...

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...

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...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Hourtin guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer 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...

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...

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...

See Royan guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south)

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

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...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

See Blaye 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