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 highlights

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 near Gironde?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,464 holiday rentals near Gironde. From 4,368 Houses to 1,050 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gironde for a long holiday or a weekend break 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: 1,269 holiday rentals
  • Capucins - Victoire: 336 holiday rentals
  • Downtown: 502 holiday rentals
  • Lacanau Océan: 716 holiday rentals
  • Bourg: 172 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gironde! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Bordeaux: 1,269 holiday homes
  • Bourg: 172 holiday homes
  • La Teste-de-Buch: 3,919 holiday homes
  • Saint-Christoly-Médoc: 166 holiday homes
  • St-Émilion: 306 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Gironde are:

  • Libourne (XLR): 613 holiday houses
  • La Teste De Buch Airport (XAC): 4,144 holiday houses
  • Merignac Airport (BOD): 1,575 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Gironde?

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

  • Bordeaux St-Jean Station: 1,388 holiday rentals
  • Great Synagogue of Bordeaux: 1,371 holiday rentals
  • Swimming Stadium Henri Deschamps: 1,320 holiday rentals
  • Gazinet-Cestas (Station): 1,631 holiday rentals
  • Chateau Saint-Ahon: 1,354 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 homes.

Explore destinations around Gironde

Bordeaux
1,269 holiday rentals
Bourg
172 holiday rentals
La Teste-de-Buch
3,919 holiday rentals
Saint-Christoly-Médoc
166 holiday rentals
St-Émilion
306 holiday rentals
Arcachon
3,436 holiday rentals
Libourne
303 holiday rentals
Saint-Médard-en-Jalles
2,067 holiday rentals
Langoiran
218 holiday rentals
Port-Sainte-Foy-et-Ponchapt
383 holiday rentals
Bassens
1,038 holiday rentals
Beautiran
308 holiday rentals
Vignonet
256 holiday rentals
Lacanau
1,235 holiday rentals
Sainte-Terre
283 holiday rentals
Lanton
3,222 holiday rentals
Coutras
177 holiday rentals
Arès
3,134 holiday rentals
Montagne
307 holiday rentals
Lussac
261 holiday rentals