Entertainment around Créon (Gironde)
Varied activities await you close to the cottage, both cultural and sports!
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 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!
* 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
BATHING WATER SPORTS:
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
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