Entertainment around Créon (Gironde)

Cottage le Clos de Royon


Varied activities await you close to the cottage, both cultural and sports!
Useful documents: 

  • Guide and map of Gironde:

http://www.gironde-tourisme.fr/

Télécharger
. Guide of Gironde to download:
GUIDE-GIRONDE-GB-Light.pdf
Document Adobe Acrobat 2.8 MB

* Tourism Map of Entre-deux-Mers to download:

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otem_carte_indispensable 2016.pdf
Document Adobe Acrobat 11.3 MB

Find the activities on the Tourist Office website of Créon

La Cité du Vin, a world of cultures

At 30 min. of the cottage

by Chaban-Delmas bridge

 


UNESCO classified sites

La Sauve-Majeure 5 minutes

Saint-Emilion  25 minutes

Bordeaux  30 minutes

Citadelle de Blaye 1 hour

 

CHATEAUX to visit in vineyards

 Graves ( left side of Garonne River):
                  Montesquieu castle at La Brede 25 km from the cottage
www.chateaulabrede.com


 Sauternes ( left side of Garonne River): 30 to 50 km from the cottage:
                 
 Malle  castle www.chateau-de-malle.fr,

                        Roquetaillade castle chateauroquetaillade.free.fr/Sommaire.html

                        Cazeneuve castle www.chateaudecazeneuve.com

 

Sweet wines (right side of Garonne River)

                        Langoiran castle 12 km from the cottage  www.chateaudelangoiran.com

                        Cadillac castle  20 km from the cottage cadillac.monuments-nationaux.fr ,

                        Malagar  domain( François Mauriac) to Saint Maixant (30 kmfrom the cottage) malagar.aquitaine.fr

                        Malromé castle (Toulouse-Lautrec) to Verdelais (30 km from the cottage) www.malrome.com


 Libourne  ( on Dordogne  River)

                        Vayres  castle 18km from the cottage www.chateaudevayres.com

                        Larivière castle (Fronsac)  25km from the cottage  www.chateau-de-la-riviere.com

 

SPORTS

 BIKE
* Bike Station Créon, Boulevard Victor Hugo (500m from the cottage) where you can rent VTC, Electric bike, tricycle, tandem: Discount 10% on rentals by residents of cottage!

Station vélo : 
  * The bike path goes from Lacanau Ocean to Sauveterre de Guyenne via Bordeaux and Creon.
 It goes past,  200m from cottage; you can borrow either at the bike station in the village of Creon, or at  1km north of Creon in Génestat (D.121)

Map of bike path to download:

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OTEM CA ROULE 2016.pdf
Document Adobe Acrobat 6.3 MB

* mountain bike: the many woods of the town and township of Créon are criss-crossed by trails (map available in the cottage)

 

BATHING WATER SPORTS:
Blue Lake at Espiet (10 km from the cottage)
beach (paying), water skiing, wakeboarding

Leisure center of Blasimon 50ha (27km from the cottage). Free access.
Sandy beach, fishing, zipline


CANOPEE:
* Arbor et Sens:

Tree climbing activity for children and adults / equipped site in Saint Genès de Lombaud 4 km from the cottage  www.arbor-et-sens.fr

CLIMBING

 Frontenac ( 18km from the cottage)

http://climbingaway.fr/fr/site-escalade/frontenac

 

 

Climbing: rind (track length) (sport climbing), more than 100 routes, from 5a to 7a levels, spread over two cliffs.
Rock: limestone, 15 m max.

 Profiles: vertical, slab.  Plug types: big catches, strips, flat areas. 

 

CAVING

in  Rauzan (23 km from the cottage)

http://www.grottes-en-france.com/grottes/rauzan.html

One of many caving sites in the Entre-deux-Mers 

 

SURFING on the Dordogne River:
 The starting surfing the Dordogne is downstream from Libourne at Saint Pardon and Vayres at about fifteen km from the cottage. You can surf the river through the bore over 20 km. For more information: www.mairie-vayres.fr/Le-Mascaret.html

 


 

CANOE KAYAK
The Ciron, small tributary on the left side of Garonne River, provides delightful walks in Sauternes area. Boarding possible in Préchac (50 km from the cottage) and Villandraut (40km from the cottage). For additional information: www.cc-villandraut.fr/activites/3/8/9/canoe-kayak-sur-le-ciron.html