Vertheuil tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the ruins of an ancient castle

Vertheuil 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 Vertheuil. For detailed visitor information see the Vertheuil 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 Vertheuil in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lesparre-Medoc at 10 km and Hourtin at 19 km.

Vertheuil, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pauillac guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Hourtin guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Blaye guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montalivet guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Carcans guide


at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious wines from...

See Margaux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-west), 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
Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

The resort of Lcanau Ocean is the most important coastal resort on the Medoc...

See Lacanau guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west), 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 37 km (direction north-west)

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

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

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Vertheuil


Markets in and near Vertheuil

  • Hourtin: market Saturday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (25km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (34km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Vertheuil, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Vertheuil, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (17km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (23km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (51km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (29km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (29km)
  • Pointe de Grave (35km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (39km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (42km)
  • Forêt de Pons (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Vertheuil is in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Vertheuil is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vertheuil

Canton: Pauillac

Arrondissement: Lesparre-Médoc

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33180

Distance to Vertheuil

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 664 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 50 km

from Strasbourg: 749 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 Vertheuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cissac-Medoc, Saint-Estephe, Saint-Germain-d'Esteuil, Saint-Sauveur and Saint-Seurin-de-Cadourne.

This page in French: Visiter Vertheuil