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)
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 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 6,873 holiday rentals near Gironde. From 3,064 Houses to 876 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: 1,153 holiday rentals
  • Arcachon: 3,022 holiday rentals
  • Médoc: 93 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Émilion: 262 holiday rentals
  • Libourne: 250 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: 1,153 holiday homes
  • Arcachon: 3,022 holiday homes
  • Saint-Émilion: 262 holiday homes
  • Libourne: 250 holiday homes
  • Sainte-Terre: 242 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): 536 holiday houses
  • La Teste De Buch Airport (XAC): 3,865 holiday houses
  • Merignac Airport (BOD): 1,408 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: 1,242 holiday rentals
  • Arcachon Beach: 3,754 holiday rentals
  • Carcans Beach: 1,349 holiday rentals
  • Dune of Pilat: 3,861 holiday rentals
  • La Jenny Domaine Résidentiel Naturiste: 4,145 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
1,153 holiday rentals
Arcachon
3,022 holiday rentals
Saint-Émilion
262 holiday rentals
Libourne
250 holiday rentals
Sainte-Terre
242 holiday rentals
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande
324 holiday rentals
Cestas
3,682 holiday rentals
Coutras
161 holiday rentals
Uzeste
54 holiday rentals
Bourg
128 holiday rentals
Naujan-et-Postiac
178 holiday rentals
Rions
132 holiday rentals
Artigues-près-Bordeaux
961 holiday rentals
Lacanau
1,248 holiday rentals
Hourtin
1,281 holiday rentals
Carcans
1,263 holiday rentals
La Teste-de-Buch
3,621 holiday rentals
Belin-Béliet
129 holiday rentals
Le Porge
1,845 holiday rentals
Mios
1,215 holiday rentals