Tourism in Gironde: what to do and what to visit in the Médoc during your holidays?

Walks and cultural visits to do in the Médoc

Would you like to know more about the history of the Médoc, its terroir or its cultural and natural heritage? The territory offers you a wide range of places to discover during your holidays by the sea:

  • Visiting the Cordouan Lighthouse
  • Visiting Richard's Lighthouse
  • Visiting the Pointe de Grave Lighthouse
  • The Basilica of Our Lady of the End of the Lands of Soulac-sur-Mer, a monument listed as a UNESCO heritage site
  • Port Médoc in Verdon-sur-Mer
  • The Old Port with oysters
  • The wine route and its prestigious châteaux and estates (Château Margaux, Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Mouton
  • Rothschild, etc.) for lovers of Bordeaux grands crus
  • The little tourist train from Soulac-sur-Mer to Pointe de Grave
  • The Arros battery
  • Swamps
  • The markets (that of Montalivet is particularly recommended)
  • The center and the old villas of the village of Soulac-sur-Mer
  • Hourtin Lake

Gastronomy and culinary specialties of the Médoc

local products Médoc

Looking for a gourmet stay? Want to try new flavors? You are in the right place ! Here are some of the unmissable gastronomic and culinary riches of the Médoc.

  • Médoc wines
  • "Fine Claire du Médoc" oysters
  • Prawns from the Médoc
  • Hazelnuts and Hazelnut cream
  • Duck products