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 10,622 holiday lettings near Gironde. From 4,893 Houses to 1,198 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: 1,039 holiday homes
  • Saint-Médard-en-Jalles: 2,125 holiday homes
  • Saint-Émilion: 318 holiday homes
  • Hostens: 54 holiday homes
  • Arcachon: 3,796 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: 2,125 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Émilion: 318 holiday lettings
  • Hostens: 54 holiday lettings
  • Arcachon: 3,796 holiday lettings
  • Lacanau: 1,486 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): 530 self catering accommodations
  • La Teste De Buch Airport (XAC): 4,670 self catering accommodations
  • Merignac Airport (BOD): 1,573 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: 1,413 holiday rentals
  • Chateau Magneau: 1,244 holiday rentals
  • Le Chateau du Bouilh: 1,400 holiday rentals
  • Carcans Beach: 1,600 holiday rentals
  • Dune of Pilat: 4,652 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
2,125 holiday rentals
Saint-Émilion
318 holiday rentals
Hostens
54 holiday rentals
Arcachon
3,796 holiday rentals
Lacanau
1,486 holiday rentals
Naujac-sur-Mer
599 holiday rentals
Biganos
2,946 holiday rentals
Gujan-Mestras
4,371 holiday rentals
Laruscade
120 holiday rentals
Maransin
138 holiday rentals
Blasimon
277 holiday rentals
Targon
249 holiday rentals
Saint-Selve
233 holiday rentals
Barsac
122 holiday rentals
Bourg
180 holiday rentals
Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps
230 holiday rentals
Civrac-de-Blaye
143 holiday rentals
Saint-Mariens
103 holiday rentals
Eysines
901 holiday rentals
Sablons
160 holiday rentals