Destination guide

The charming area of Gironde awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Gironde and enjoy the area's monuments, wineries and museums. Travellers 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 holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Gironde

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

  • 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)
How to get there

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 centre. 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 10,647 holiday lettings near Gironde. From 4,910 Houses to 1,194 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:

  • Bordeaux: 1,289 holiday homes
  • Arcachon: 3,821 holiday homes
  • Cap Ferret: 3,767 holiday homes
  • Saint-Émilion: 321 holiday homes
  • Lacanau Océan: 1,038 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: 1,289 holiday lettings
  • Arcachon: 3,821 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Émilion: 321 holiday lettings
  • Lège-Cap-Ferret: 3,778 holiday lettings
  • Soulac-sur-Mer: 1,772 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:

  • Merignac Airport (BOD): 1,630 self catering accommodations
  • Libourne (XLR): 634 self catering accommodations
  • La Teste De Buch Airport (XAC): 4,661 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:

  • Arcachon Beach: 4,586 holiday rentals
  • Dune of Pilat: 4,692 holiday rentals
  • Sainte-Foy-la-Grande Station: 1,143 holiday rentals
  • Port d'Arcachon: 4,597 holiday rentals
  • Museum of the Northern Medoc Fortress: 2,691 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

Bordeaux
1,289 holiday rentals
Arcachon
3,821 holiday rentals
Saint-Émilion
321 holiday rentals
Lège-Cap-Ferret
3,778 holiday rentals
Soulac-sur-Mer
1,772 holiday rentals
Lacanau
1,473 holiday rentals
Puisseguin
302 holiday rentals
Marsas
131 holiday rentals
Hourtin
1,490 holiday rentals
Grézillac
267 holiday rentals
Andernos-les-Bains
3,580 holiday rentals
Anglade
116 holiday rentals
Sainte-Eulalie
1,015 holiday rentals
Listrac-Médoc
154 holiday rentals
Saint-Selve
235 holiday rentals
Génissac
288 holiday rentals
Plassac
162 holiday rentals
Saint-Vivien-de-Monségur
192 holiday rentals
Libourne
312 holiday rentals
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande
370 holiday rentals