Find the best place to stay — Gironde

Where to stay around Gironde?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,824 holiday lettings near Gironde. From 3,542 houses to 2,373 apartments, 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:

  • Bordeaux: 1,226 holiday homes
  • Arcachon: 3,616 holiday homes
  • Cap Ferret: 3,552 holiday homes
  • Saint-Émilion: 355 holiday homes
  • Lacanau Océan: 1,049 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:

  • Bordeaux: 1,226 holiday lettings
  • Arcachon: 3,616 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Émilion: 355 holiday lettings
  • Lacanau: 1,424 holiday lettings
  • Lège-Cap-Ferret: 3,572 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:

  • Bordeaux (ZFQ-Saint-Jean SNCF Train Station): 1,385 self catering accommodations
  • Merignac Airport (BOD): 1,608 self catering accommodations
  • Libourne (XLR): 644 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:

  • Saint-Emilion Bell Tower: 797 holiday rentals
  • Museum of the Northern Medoc Fortress: 2,538 holiday rentals
  • Hourtin Beach: 1,883 holiday rentals
  • Collegiate Church of Saint-Emillion: 794 holiday rentals
  • Dune of Pilat: 4,500 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.

Make a holiday rental, home or villa in Gironde, France your home away from home

Gironde, France is a department on the southwest coast of Aquitaine. It is the largest department of France, and boasts 126km of Atlantic coastline, and the greatest area of forestry in France. This is also France's most famous wine producing region, and wine connoisseurs must take a Gironde holiday rental at least once in their lives to sample the best of the endless Bordeaux, Gironde vineyards. Gironde is a place to enjoy the best things in life, fabulous wine, exquisite food (especially mussels), idyllic scenery and a warm welcome.

Things to do in Gironde, France

There are 2750km of hiking trails, 1000km of cycle routes, 205 classified monuments and endless vineyards to enjoy in Gironde. There is certainly no shortage of fabulous scenery to stroll or cycle through when you take a Gironde holiday rental villa or self-catering holiday cottage.

The waterways of Gironde are a large influence for holidaymakers looking at holiday cottages in Gironde. Boat trips along the Dordogne, Garonne and Leyre rivers or canoeing around the Isle are not only a magnificent way to spend a day, but also a great way to discover the wildlife and architectural gems of Gironde.

The golf in Gironde is top class, with 14 courses from the coastal to the mid-vineyard! From your Gironde holiday villa, you can take to the skies in a balloon, glider, microlight or parachute with professional instruction.

Places to holiday in Gironde, France

Bordeaux is the capital of Gironde. A bustling city, Bordeaux, Gironde is a marvellous place to take lunch, with many world class restaurants serving delicious local food and delicious wines.

Bassin d'Archachon is an enormous natural island, with quiet beaches and huge mussel beds. However, the Aquitaine Coast is considered the best surfing spot in France due to the huge waves pounding the coast.

Weather in Gironde, France

The climate in Gironde is temperate. It receives 2063 hours of sun per year, with an annual average temperature of over 12°C. Winters are cool, with temperatures around 6°C, and summers are mild, enjoying a refreshing average temperature of around 21°C.

Travel to Gironde, France

Cheap flights to Gironde arrive from the majority of British airports. For cheap flights to Gironde, British Airways, Flybe and Air France offer very reasonable prices. Bordeaux Airport (BOD) is the closest to the rental villas in Gironde, so if you would like to enjoy the scenery, beaches, magnificent mussels and wines or the surfing in Gironde, there is no excuse not to!

Attractions in and around Gironde

Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Gironde? Local attractions include Jardin Botanique, Swimming Stadium Henri Deschamps and Recrealand Bordeaux Lake. Don't miss landmarks such as Place de la Victoire and Grosse Cloche, and unique cultural highlights such as Aquitaine Museum and Musee des Beaux-Arts. You could easily spend a day shopping at Marche des Capucins, Rue Sainte-Catherine and Les Grands Hommes. Fun activities in the city include Maison du Vin de Bordeaux, Chateau Haut Brion and Bordeaux Wine School. Other popular places to visit in town include St. Michael Basilica, Cathedrale St. Andre and Place de la Bourse.