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 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 features

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)
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 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 near Gironde?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 9,928 house rentals near Gironde. From 4,563 Houses to 1,073 Villas, find unique vacation rental 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 holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gironde. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bordeaux: 1,221 vacation rentals
  • Arcachon: 3,528 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 484 vacation rentals
  • Carignan-de-Bordeaux: 1,000 vacation rentals
  • Place Gambetta: 1,311 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Gironde! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gironde?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gironde:

  • Bordeaux: 1,221 rentals
  • Arcachon: 3,528 rentals
  • Carignan-de-Bordeaux: 1,000 rentals
  • Saint-Émilion: 304 rentals
  • Cadillac: 123 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Gironde?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Gironde are:

  • Libourne (XLR): 603 home rentals
  • La Teste De Buch Airport (XAC): 4,282 home rentals
  • Merignac Airport (BOD): 1,527 home rentals

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Gironde. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Place Gambetta: 1,311 vacation homes
  • Maison des Vins de Graves: 1,199 vacation homes
  • Chateau Margaux: 1,164 vacation homes
  • Les Grands Hommes: 1,315 vacation homes
  • Arcachon Golf Club: 4,221 vacation homes

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.

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