Top 10 visits and activities in Gironde
Discover the essential activities and visits for your camping stay in Gironde.
Water mirror on the Place de la Bourse in Bordeaux
Unparalleled attraction, admire this extraordinary creation, made by a landscaper. Facing the Place de la Bourse, the succession of mirror and fog effects gives an impression of magic. A real play area for children, it is also the ideal place for romantic dreams as well as for strolling.
Citadel of Blaye
Listed as a World Heritage Site, this splendid 17th century fortification of the Lock of the Estuary dominates the Gironde. Unmissable, you can discover it with a guide, from the outside or through the undergrounds. Beat the cobblestones of small alleys, stroll through the shops and take a gourmet break in one of the restaurants.
Monolith Church of Saint-Émilion
By visiting this impressive underground building, immerse yourself in the Middle Ages. Let yourself be pleasantly surprised by its 68 m high bell tower, its elegance and its Gothic portal. An unforgettable experience, climb the 196 steps to enjoy an extraordinary view of the city.
Arcachon Basin Zoo
Fans will be amazed by the hundreds of animals living in this huge 22 hectare park. Spend incredible moments by participating in a fun way to their feeding. Take an exceptional walk while discovering rare animals: red pandas, white lions and tigers, snow leopards …
Château de la Roquetaillade in Mazères
Composed of 2 fortified castles built in the 11th and 14th centuries and a chapel, the château has belonged to the same family for 700 years. Immerse yourself in its history, discover the splendid scenery of Viollet le Duc and the smallholding with its animals. End with a tasting break at the wine estate.
Cap Ferret Lighthouse
The 258 steps to climb are worth a look. If the lighthouse is imposingly beautiful from below, the panorama at the top, grandiose, embraces the entire Basin. Also visit the monument, which will amaze you with its art-deco style and whose modern exhibition halls will creatively educate you.
Pair-non-Pair cave in Prignac-et-Marcamps
Older than that of Lascaux, this small cave erected as a historical monument will give you a fascinating testimony to cave art. The 46 engravings, mainly featuring animals, are over 30,000 years old and will leave you with magical memories.
Ladybug from Gujan Mestras
Embark on a fabulous visit to an amusement park that will bring you back to childhood and charm your toddlers. Cross the barriers and go to the mini-farm for moments of tenderness with the animals and bottle-feed the little ones. Whirl around at will on the merry-go-rounds: mine train, flying ladybugs, splash river …
Ornithological Reserve of Teich
Need escape and calm? Visit this unspoiled nature reserve where more than 300 species of wild birds nest, including the gray heron, the white stork and more. Observe them at leisure without disturbing them in huts or elevated observation posts, during a peaceful 6 km loop walk.
Hourtin and Carcans lake
The natural environment of this immense natural freshwater lake is preserved. Come and relax in the fresh air in the shade of the pines, walk or cycle in an exceptional environment where you will appreciate the wild marshes and the sandy dunes. This site is ideal for water activities: sailing, canoeing, water skiing, pedalo, etc.