Visit and stay at a campsite near Bordeaux in Gironde

The city of Bordeaux is the capital of the Southwestern region of Aquitaine, ideally located between vineyards and beaches. With a rich historical and architectural heritage, it has maintained its old-time appeal and preserved many of the monuments which are the pride of its inhabitants. Not only is the capital of Gironde praised for its sweet life, it is also renowned for its many natural areas suitable for strolling within the city limits. Bordered by the river Garonne, a few cable lengths from the Atlantic Coast, Bordeaux is close to the loveliest seaside resorts in France such as Arcachon or Hourtin. Staying at a campsite near Bordeaux is assuredly an ideal anchor point to enjoy the region’s pleasant and sunny climate while having the guarantee of successful holidays!

vue des ruelles de Bordeaux pendant un séjour au camping près de BordeauxWhat to do and what to see in Bordeaux?

Bordeaux is a living, stirring city of Art and History. Whether cultural, sports-driven or recreational, it has activities that suit all tastes. Visiting its historical monuments is an inescapable point! The Cathedral, the Grand-Théâtre, the Exchange Square or the Museum of Aquitaine… There is so much to pick from that the good alternative is to ride on the tour bus. In a short amount of time, it will let you discover the largest number of spots of interest. Feel free to take a walk in the streets, to let yourself drift in the maze of paved streets and to discover the buildings and their local stone-masonry, before lounging and having a drink at the terrace of one of the many confidential small squares.

vue du miroir d'eau et de la place de la bourse lors d'un séjour au camping à BordeauxDiscover Gironde’s heritage

Before setting out for activities all around the region of Gironde, Bordeaux still has a few more unavoidable visits up its sleeve. Have a refreshing break at the Water Mirror, stroll along the Garonne banks that will lead you straight to the factory outlets for a shopping session. If you are a wine tourism enthusiast, plan a visit to the Cité du Vin. Then follow the right bank on your way back to the city centre, and you will discover the magic of the Darwin district’s alternative ecosystem.

What to do and what to see near Bordeaux?

Less than an hour from the capital, the region of Bordeaux offers a wide range of excursions of all kinds. For a little freshness, head over to Médoc, at the heart of the châteaux region. The châteaux of Médoc (Saint-Émilion, Malle or even Château Pape-Clément) are so many good reasons to discover the local vineyards. Meet the winegrowers and enjoy a tasting of Bordelais wines during your visit of the local designation’s châteaux while you are camping near Bordeaux.

For a family stay, the beaches of Arcachon Bay or Lacanau are just perfect for a day by the seaside or with water sports. Opposite the bay, you will have the opportunity to step into a wild environment at Cap Ferret, with a stunning view on Arcachon Bay and the Dune of Pilat.

Where to stay at a campsite near Bordeaux?

Five-star campsite “La Côte d’Argent” near Bordeaux is ideally located to spend some dreamlike holidays. Not far from the main beach, near the lake of Hourtin, the Landes Forest, Lacanau lake and its water sports resort, it is the ideal campsite to discover the region’s most outstanding areas. “La Côte d’Argent” is the perfect camping place to discover nature with your family or your friends.

Just 5 minutes from the town centre, it offers mobile homes and bungalows, which can accommodate 4 to 8 people. For those who favor a more rudimentary form of tourism, shaded lots are also available to pitch their tent.

With a 5,000 sq.m water park and recreational infrastructures, “La Côte d’Argent” campsite offers a space for water play, aquatic pleasure and bathing. With several heated pools, a wading pool, slides, jacuzzis and Children’s Island, there is everything for all, young and old. The campsite is also equipped with a covered heated pool, a multi-sport field, and other play areas for children.