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Vensac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vensac in Gironde

Photo is of Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc at 4 km from Vensac

Visit Vensac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc at 4 km and Montalivet at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vensac, 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 Vensac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

at 4 km (direction )

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

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide
Montalivet

Montalivet

Seaside resort at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montalivet guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide
Soulac-sur-Mer

Soulac-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide
 
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Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Talmont guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vertheuil guide
Hourtin

Hourtin

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Hourtin guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Royan guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pauillac guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Carcans

Carcans

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Carcans guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide

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Map of places to visit near Vensac

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Markets in and near Vensac

  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (24km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (26km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (32km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)

More information about Vensac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Vensac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (27km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Grave (15km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (21km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (23km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (33km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (36km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (41km)
  • Forêt de Pons (44km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vensac is in the south-west of France at 72 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Vensac is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vensac

Canton: Saint-Vivien-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33590

Distance to Vensac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 72 km

from Strasbourg: 754 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 Vensac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grayan-et-l'Hopital, Queyrac, Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc and Vendays-Montalivet.

This page in French: Visiter Vensac

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