Entertainment around Créon (Gironde)

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

 La Cité du Vin, a world of cultures 

At 30 min. of the cottage by Chaban-Delmas bridge  


Excursions around Bordeaux with the Tourist Office
Many offers, including visits in the vineyards with tastings


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

 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 km from 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



* Bike Station Créon, Boulevard Victor Hugo (500m from the cottage) . Rent of 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)

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


Blue Lake at Espiet (8 km from the cottage)
beach (paying), water skiing, wakeboarding

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


Saint Sulpice et Cameyrac at 17km.

Featuring two courses, a compact 9-hole school and an 18-hole, both wooded and surrounded by vineyards and pretty houses


* Arbor et Sens:

Tree climbing activity for children and adults / equipped site in Saint Genès de Lombaud 4 km from the cottage  



 Frontenac ( 18km from the cottage)



 Rock: limestone, 15 m max.

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

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


in  Rauzan (23 km from the cottage)


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


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 


Useful documents: 

  • Guide and map of Gironde:
Document Adobe Acrobat 2.8 MB

* Tourism guide of Entre-deux-Mers

Document Adobe Acrobat 18.4 MB
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