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What to see and what to do in the Médoc

In this holiday season, what could be better than a thrilling touristic trip on the Atlantic Coast? Treat yourself to an original destination full of good surprises. And it is in the Médoc region that you will have the pleasure of putting your suitcases down, in order to benefit from the best of your holiday in the Gironde campsite.

On the programme : the heritage of the New-Aquitaine region and its specificities, the emblematic places to discover, as well as a lot of fun and pleasant activities! You will even have the opportunity to stay in a campsite in the Médoc, which promises some unforgettable encounters. So let’s go for a glimpse of this mecca of tourism in France, boarding immediately.

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Médoc : a French natural region

If you want to discover France at its most natural, choose the Médoc. This region located in the department of Gironde is bordered to the west by the Atlantic Ocean and to the south by the Landes forest.

It therefore augurs a stay full of adventure and discovery. And this is only the beginning. In these fertile lands, viticulture is in full swing with the best top-of-the-range red wines.

Discover all the riches of the Médoc and the Atlantic Ocean through magnificent landscapes, generous visits and typical places. You will marvel at the bend in an alleyway, on the hiking trails or on the summer markets… You will fall under the spell of the Gironde department, with its beautiful seaside resorts and fine sandy beaches…

Near your camping Carcans, you will enjoy the Lake of Hourtin: listed as a nature reserve in 2009, it is one of the largest natural lakes in France.

You will be able to find on the spot 3 beaches for you rest or practice the following nautical activities :

  • Windsurfing board
  • Canoe kayak
  • Catamaran
  • Pedal boat
  • Stand-up paddle
  • Waterskiing
  • Hawaiian cherubs
  • The parasailing

Don’t forget the must-see in the region, the guided tour of the Etang du Cousseau.

Tourism potential recognized by UNESCO

When you come to the Médoc, it’s difficult to leave, so much so that the amazement is strong.

Some destinations that cannot be ignored, such as the route of the castles, the heritage in all its splendour, or the vineyards will leave you speechless.

The sports activities and leisure activities are numerous and set the bar even higher.

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What to see and what to do in the Médoc?

  • The visit of the basilica Notre Dame De La Fin Des Terres and the ancient village, as well as the Château Larose Panoramique. The legend of The Hague will certainly interest you.
  • The vineyard of the Médoc of which you will discover the secrets and taste the delicious nectars. Enter in symbiosis with more than sixty great growths classified in 1855, to live the past in the present.
  • The inevitable Médoc marathon for those who love sport or practice it. The originality of this world-renowned marathon lies in the route of its course. Indeed, the circuit crosses the most prestigious vineyards and castles, in a festive atmosphere full of festivities. It is a marathon full of good surprises and interspersed with wine tasting sessions that give the wines their full flavour.
The Medoc and its surroundings