Destination guide

The charming area of Gironde awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Gironde and enjoy the area's monuments, wineries and museums. Travelers to this romantic city praise the shopping, restaurants and local tours. Aquitaine Museum, Musee des Beaux-Arts and Contemporary Art Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Gironde

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Gironde has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maison du Vin de Bordeaux (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Chateau Haut Brion (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Bordeaux Wine School (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Swimming Stadium Henri Deschamps (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Chateau Luchey-Halde (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Caliceo Aquatic Center (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gironde

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Gironde. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bordeaux Botanical Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Jardin Public (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Jardin Botanique (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Bordelais Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Hermitage Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • House of Nature (4 mi / 6.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Gironde

The nearest airport is in Bordeaux (BOD-Merignac), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Bergerac (EGC-Bergerac - Perigord - Dordogne), which is 53.4 mi (85.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Bordeaux St-Jean Station, Bordeaux-Benauge Station and Bègles Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Gironde by jumping on the metro at Bergonié Tram Stop, Saint Nicolas Tram Station or Victoire Tram Station.

Where to stay around Gironde?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,269 holiday lettings near Gironde. From 4,302 Houses to 1,057 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gironde is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gironde?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gironde. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lacanau Océan: 757 holiday homes
  • Saint-Médard-en-Jalles: 2,006 holiday homes
  • St-Émilion: 306 holiday homes
  • Hostens: 45 holiday homes
  • Arcachon: 3,393 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gironde! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gironde?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Gironde with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Saint-Médard-en-Jalles: 2,006 holiday lettings
  • St-Émilion: 306 holiday lettings
  • Hostens: 45 holiday lettings
  • Arcachon: 3,393 holiday lettings
  • Lacanau: 1,273 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Gironde?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Gironde are:

  • Libourne (XLR): 612 self catering accommodations
  • La Teste De Buch Airport (XAC): 4,670 self catering accommodations
  • Merignac Airport (BOD): 1,561 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Gironde?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Gironde. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Golf Blue Green Bordeaux - Lac: 1,366 holiday rentals
  • Chateau Magneau: 1,208 holiday rentals
  • Le Chateau du Bouilh: 1,355 holiday rentals
  • Carcans Beach: 1,345 holiday rentals
  • Dune of Pilat: 4,090 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gironde listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Gironde

Saint-Médard-en-Jalles
2,006 holiday rentals
St-Émilion
306 holiday rentals
Hostens
45 holiday rentals
Arcachon
3,393 holiday rentals
Lacanau
1,273 holiday rentals
Naujac-sur-Mer
494 holiday rentals
Biganos
2,654 holiday rentals
Gujan-Mestras
3,836 holiday rentals
Laruscade
108 holiday rentals
Maransin
126 holiday rentals
Blasimon
275 holiday rentals
Targon
242 holiday rentals
Saint-Selve
212 holiday rentals
Barsac
109 holiday rentals
Bourg
171 holiday rentals
Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps
216 holiday rentals
Civrac-de-Blaye
129 holiday rentals
Saint-Mariens
90 holiday rentals
Eysines
880 holiday rentals
Sablons
149 holiday rentals