Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc and the Vignobles & Découvertes label
Are you a wine and oenotourism lover? Would you like to take advantage of your vacation in Gironde to discover the vineyards and the great classified wines of Bordeaux? By staying at Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc, a "Vignobles & Découvertes" certified campsite, you are making the right choice! Let's go for a stay in the heart of a territory where wine is sacred and where there are plenty of prestigious vineyards...
In 2019, our campsite received the "Vignobles & Découvertes" label.
A guarantee of a successful wine tourism stay, this label is awarded by Atout France and promotes a tourist and wine destination, with a "tourism" offer with multiple and complementary products: accommodation, catering, cellar visit and tasting, museum visit or events... This offer allows our customers to facilitate the organization of their stay and to direct them to qualified services.
Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc and the Médoc vineyards
Between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gironde estuary, Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc is located in a prestigious wine region. The Médoc is a region with a rich terroir of vineyards and châteaux of international renown. The strength of this wine-growing area lies in the production of exceptional wines. Producing mainly red wines, the Médoc vineyards are developed under 8 appellations: Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Pauillac, Margaux, Saint-Estèphe, Moulie-en-Médoc, Listrac-Médoc and Saint-Julien.
The wines of the Médoc are also subject to two classifications:
- the historical classification of 1855 with the great classified growths of Bordeaux (Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Latour, Sauternes ...) ;
- the more recent classification of 1932, which includes the Crus Bourgeois.
Wine tourism at Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc
At Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc, we like to share with you the richness of our land through various wine tourism activities.
Wine tasting at the campsite
Every evening during the week, in summer, the campsite offers you a wine tasting, whether you are connoisseurs or novices. One of our partner wineries will come to the campsite to make you discover its productions. To take part in this oenological activity, meet next to the reception from 6 pm!
Wine tours in the Médoc
During your stay, our staff will provide you with information to help you explore the Médoc and its wine treasures. Among our many local partners, some will welcome you for your wine outings:
- Château Saint-Hilaire ;
- Château Saint Aubin ;
- Château Castera ;
- Château Carménère.
The producers that you will meet will gladly invite you to discover their domain and to taste their wines.
The Médoc wine route and the Bordeaux region
You can continue your wine tour by the magnificent and famous Médoc wine route. From Verdon-sur-Mer to Bordeaux, cross the most famous AOC in the world such as Margaux, Pauillac and Saint-Estèphe. Take the opportunity to discover the great chateaux of the Médoc (Margaux, Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild, Latour...), without forgetting the smaller family estates which will also open the doors of their domain to share a convivial moment.
The geographical situation of our campsite also allows you to discover the other wine regions of Bordeaux in the surroundings: Graves, Sauternes, Blaye and Bourg, Saint-Emilion, Pomerol, Fronsac, Entre-deux-mers, etc.