All about the Médoc

You don't know our region? So let yourself be surprised by the variety of its landscapes and activities


Discover the Médoc

The Médoc, land of pine trees and vineyards, lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gironde Estuary. The region offers a multitude of possibilities for excursions in the vast pine forests or along its prestigious Wine road.

The Ocean have bracing fresh air and miles of sandy beaches, while the estuary is more picturesque with his little harbours. You will be surprised by the charm of the area with rich cultural heritage, canals and the delights of his wines. Originality, Gastronomy and discovery make the Medoc a region to be savoured...

Do not hesitate to visit the website of the Médoc Atlantique Tourist Office or contact the Soulac sur Mer office at : +335.


  • Beach “La Chambrette” in the estuary (2km)
  • Beach “Saint Nicolas”, Atlantic cost (2km)
  • Large prawns breeding (1km)
  • Touristic train (5km)
  • “Port Médoc” harbour (4km)
  •  “Phare de Cordouan” (4km)
  •  Nautic activities: catamaran, paddle, kayak, sail… (4km)
  • Soulac Sur Mer local market (5km)
  • Montalivet local market (22km)

The Médoc is much more than we imagine !

This is its prestigious vineyard : the wine route that seals the most famous castles: Giscours, Margaux, Pauillac, Lafite, Rotschild sheep ...

It is also a striking diversity of landscapes with the largest estuary in Europe and its small ports, the green of the pine forest and the 100 km of uninterrupted ocean beach.

A walk through the marshes, their horse farms and aquaculture.

The Médoc is still the gastronomy of the open sea: bars, shrimps, pibales, lampreys ...

Without forgetting to walk among the houses Soulacaises, which, if you approach a little will tell you their stories.

Regional Natural Park


The Médoc has been classified as a Regional Natural Park, national label, for the quality and richness of its natural, cultural, architectural and landscape heritage. Its goal is to promote heritage, support the local economy, educate about the environment and innovate in favor of sustainable development.

The Regional Natural Park is above all a tool for the development of the territory which is based on what these fundamentals are such as its landscapes and its economy.