THE COMMUNES

HAUT MEDOC

Saint-Seurin de Cadourne 33180
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 31 10
Fax 33(0)5 56 59 72 55
Maison du Tourisme et du Vin
Espace Paul Daumains
Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 84 14
Population : 767 - Size : 1 577 Ha.
18th–19th century church.
Bardis dovecote. Port de la Maréchale.
Tennis court. Artist’s studio.
Hiking trails created in 1997.
Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks.

Vertheuil 33180
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 73 30 10
Population : 1 082 - Size: 2 194 Ha.
11th century church. 18th century abbey.
11th century château (private).
Summer exhibitions in the abbey.
Visits to historic monuments,
vineyards and châteaux.

Cissac Médoc 33250
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 58 10
Population : 1 536 - Size : 2 362 Ha.
Numerous prehistoric and gallo-Romanesque sites.
13th century château at Breuil.
Notre Dame de Cissac—12th century church.
Vineyards and châteaux. Monuments.

Saint-Sauveur 33250
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 57 13
Fax 33(0)5 56 59 50 61
saint-sauveur-medoc@wanadoo.fr
Population : 1 207 - Size : 2 189 Ha.
12th century Romanesque church. Twenty-hectare
expanse of Mediterranean heather.
Bernet burial mound. Vineyards and châteaux.
Forêsts. Historic sites.

Saint-Laurent Médoc 33112
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 73 32 70
Tourist Bureau - 5, rue du Gal de Gaulle
Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 92 66
SAINT.LAURENT.33@wanadoo.fr
www.ville-saint-laurent-medoc.fr
Population : 3 476 - Size : 13 655 Ha.
13th–14th century church at Saint-Laurent and 12th–13th century church
at Benon. 13th century Château La Tour Carnet. Aérodrome.
Vineyards and châteaux. Forests. Marshes. Business park. Floral village.

Cussac Fort Médoc 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 57 88 85 00
Fax 33(0)5 57 88 85 15
Tourism Office - Avenue du Haut-Médoc
Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 91 30
cussac.medoc@wanadoo.fr
Population : 1 374 - Size : 1 801 Ha.
Fort Médoc 17th century classed monument.
Horse museum (Château Lanessan). Gironde
and its surroundings. Vineyards and châteaux.
Gironde riverbanks.

Lamarque 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 90 12
mairie-de-lamarque@wanadoo.fr
Population : 962 - Size : 891 Ha.
19th century church. Château de Lamarque
(12th–14th century). Lamarque port (Blaye ferry).
Restaurant, businesses and waterfront open-air café.
Sailboat dock. Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks.

Arcins 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 93 90
Population : 304 - Size : 677 Ha.
19th century church. Ancient commanderie.
Restaurant. Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks.

Avensan 33480
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 17 07
Fax 33(0)5 57 88 61 88
3, place Saint Pierre
mairie.avensan@mairie-avensan.fr
www.mairie-avensan.fr
Population : 2 118 - Size : 5 224 Ha.
12th century Romanesque church. Saint-Raphaël historic
site: chapel and clearing of century-old oaks.
site: chapel and clearing of century-old oaks.
Forests. Sites and monuments.

Castelnau de Médoc 33480
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 21 50
Fax 33(0)5 56 58 18 10
mairie@castelnau-medoc.com
www.castelnau-medoc.com
Tourist Bureau : Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 24 90
Population : 3 165 - Size : 2 392 Ha.
12th century church with 15th century
stained-glass window and classified-historic furnishings.
Junction of beaches, forest and vineyards.

Macau 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 57 88 42 11
Fax 33(0)5 57 88 07 55
Tourism Bureau : Tél. 33(0)5 57 88 60 95
Population : 2 910 - Size : 1 956 Ha.
Fortified 12th century bell tower
(classified historic monument).
Macau church. Macau port.
Château Plaisance
(classified historic monument).
Communal washing station. Vineyards and châteaux.
Gironde riverbanks.

Ludon Médoc 33290
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 57 88 44 09
Population : 3 366 - Size : 1 870 Ha.
Saint-Martin church
(fortified bell tower).
Château Agassac
14th–16th century.
Vineyards and châteaux.

Le Pian Médoc 33290
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 35 02 35
Population : 5 502 - Size : 3 012 Ha.
Romanesque church. 36 hole golf course.
Vineyards and châteaux. Forests.
Rural residential community neighboring
Bordeaux Business park.

Parempuyre 33290
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 95 56 20
Population : 6 687 - Size : 2 180 Ha.
info@mairie-parempuyre.fr
www.parempuyre.fr
19th century church. Ancient residences, 17th century tower.
Vineyards and châteaux.
Residential community neighboring Bordeaux.

Blanquefort 33290
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 95 50 95
Fax 33(0)5 56 95 50 85
webmaster@ville-blanquefort.fr
www.ville-blanquefort.fr
Population : 13 901 - Size : 3 372 Ha.
The “white fortress”, classified historic monument
(11th, 14th, and 15th centuries).
St-Martin and St-Joseph churches. 19 Ha Majolan Park :
artificial grottos, 4 Ha of lakes. Canteret communal
washing station on the banks of the local stream.
Vineyards and châteaux. Monuments. Residential
community neighboring Bordeaux.
Economic and industrial center. Floral village.

Le Taillan Médoc 33290
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 35 50 60
ville.du.taillan@wanadoo.fr
Population : 8 000 - Size : 1 516 Ha.
12th century church. Château du Taillan 17th century.
Vineyards and châteaux. Protective Forests.
Residential community neighboring Bordeaux.


MEDOC

Saint-Vivien de Médoc 33590
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 09 40 17
Tourism Bureau
Place de l’Église | Tél. 33(0)5 56 09 58 50
synstvivien@ad.com
www.littoral33.com
Population : 1 365 - Size : 4 882 Ha.
Apse of 12th century Romanesque church.
Church restored after the Médoc wars. Port.
Aquatic farms.
Weekly market Wednesday mornings.
Lively town with daily activity.
Agricultural community (ranches and farms).
Aquaculture. Gateway to the Médoc vineyards.

Jau Dignac & Loirac 33590
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 09 42 12
Population : 866 - Size : 4 123 Ha.
Richard lighthouse. Richard and Goulée,
2 typical ports. 18th century collection of houses.
Neo-classic church. Vineyards and châteaux.
Agriculture and cattle.

Vensac 33590
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 09 44 04
Population : 704 - Size : 3 400 Ha.
mairiedevensac@libertysurf.fr
19th century windmill.
Church with Romanesque chancel.
Vineyards and châteaux. Forests. Beaches.

Queyrac 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 80 50
Fax 33(0)5 56 59 86 64
Population : 1 164 - Size : 3 073 Ha.
19th century gothic church.
Vineyards and châteaux.
Cooperative cellars
Agricultural community.
Bicycle paths.

Valeyrac 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 41 52 01
Fax 33(0)5 56 41 57 33
Population : 417 - Size : 1 349 Ha.
19th century Notre-Dame church with three naves.
Goulée port. Sailboat dock.
Launching dock. Vineyards and châteaux.
Agriculture and ranching. Gironde riverbanks.

Bégadan 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 41 50 15
Fax 33(0)5 56 41 56 98
Population : 886 - Size : 2 215 Ha.
Church reconstructed in 19th century.
11th century classed apse. Port de By.
Ancient Tour de By lighthouse.
Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks.

Saint-Christoly Médoc 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 41 53 07
Fax 33(0)5 56 41 53 07
Population : 323 - Size : 755 Ha.
Small port. Romanesque church.
Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks.

Couquèques 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 41 53 72
Fax 33(0)5 56 41 59 12
Population : 209 - Size : 633 Ha.
Romanesque church. Area rich in fossils.
Vineyards and châteaux.

Civrac en Médoc 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 41 51 02
Population : 518 - Size : 1 835 Ha.
12th century Romanesque apse.
Two bed-and-breakfasts. Vineyards and châteaux.
Agricultural community.

Gaillan en Médoc 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 41 03 08
Population : 1 952 - Size : 4 202 Ha.
19th century church.
Vineyards and châteaux. Forests.

Prignac en Médoc 33340
Town Hall : Tél./Fax 33(0)5 56 41 14 78
Population : 214 - Size : 744 Ha.
12th century Romanesque church.
Large dovecote. Château de Tartuguière.
Vineyards and châteaux.

Lesparre Médoc 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 73 21 00
Fax 33(0)5 56 41 86 83
Tourism office - 37, crs du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny
Tél. 33(0)5 56 41 21 96
mairie.lesparre@wanadoo.fr
Population : 5 044 - Size : 3 697 Ha.
19th century neo-gothic church. 11th and 13th century Tour de
l’Honneur and its museum. Small country town.
Vineyards and châteaux. Administrative center. Business park.

Blaignan 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 09 04 82
Fax 33(0)5 56 09 03 34
Population : 239 - Size : 636 Ha.
19th century church. Windmill.
Production of “Noisettines du Médoc”.
Picnic area. “Auberge des Vignobles” restaurant.
Vineyards and châteaux. Floral village.

Saint-Yzans de Médoc 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 09 05 06
Population : 473 - Size : 1 154 Ha.
Gothic church with classified furnishings. Museum of vineyard and winemaking tools
(Château Loudenne). 2nd century archeological site (1st and 2nd century Gallo-Roman ruins)
Colonne à la Vierge (historic monument). Laména port. Rural family house.
Alternative training center in vineyard work. Hiking trail from Port de la Maréchale
to Castillon (St Christoly Médoc). Vineyards and châteaux. Agriculture et ranching.
Sheep-raising and sale of cheeses. Gironde riverbanks.

Ordonnac 33340
Town Hall : Tél./Fax 33(0)5 56 09 04 05
Population : 423 - Size : 1 021 Ha.
18th century church.
Remains of the Abbaye de
St-Pierre de l’Isle, built around
1130. Vineyards and châteaux.
Scenic views.
Museum of crystal at Hontane.

Saint-Germain d’Esteuil 33340
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 09 02 07
Fax 33(0)5 56 09 03 37
Population : 1 087 - Size : 4 471 Ha.
Archaeological site at Brion.
19th century church. Gouat water mill.
Barbehère dolmen. Castéra tower.
Communal bed-and-breakfasts. Vineyards and châteaux.
Marshes. Archaeological site.


MOULIS

Moulis en Médoc 33480
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 22 08
mairie.moulis.medoc@wanadoo.fr
Population : 1 610 - Size : 2 056 Ha.
12th–13th century Romanesque and fortified church
(classed historical monument). Tiquetorte mill.
Walking paths along the Tiquetorte stream.
Vineyard and wine making museum (Château Maucaillou).
Vineyards and châteaux. Monuments.















LISTRAC

Listrac Médoc 33480
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 03 16
Fax : 33(0)5 56 58 06 55
Population : 1 854 - Size : 6 190 Ha.
18th century church. Highest point in the Médoc.
Vineyards and châteaux. Forests.
















MARGAUX

Soussans 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 57 88 33 04 Fax 33(0)5 57 88 37 08
mairie.soussans@wanadoo.fr
Population : 1 362 - Size : 1 530 Ha.
15th and 17th century Château Tour de Mons.
19th century church. Port. Vineyards and châteaux.
Gironde riverbanks.

Margaux 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 57 88 71 36
Fax 33(0)5 57 88 76 26
Population : 1 358 - Size : 736 Ha.
19th century church. Wine tourism center.
Production of “Sarments du Médoc” chocolates.
Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks.

Cantenac 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 57 88 34 12
Fax 33(0)5 57 88 74 29
Population : 1 179 - Size : 1 426 Ha.
Beautiful church (1772) classed historic monument. Little port at Issan.
17th century Château d’Issan.
Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks. Floral village.

Labarde 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 57 88 33 74
Fax 33(0)5 57 88 72 57
mairie-labarde@wanadoo.fr
Population : 637 - Size : 476 Ha.
18th century Saint-Martin church.
Vineyards and châteaux.

Arsac 33460
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 58 82 23
Population : 2 818 - Size : 3 260 Ha.
Romanesque church portal (classified historic monument).
Vineyards and châteaux. Monuments. Forests. Business park.


SAINT-JULIEN

Saint-Julien Beychevelle 33250
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 08 11
Fax 33(0)5 56 59 13 77
mairie.st.julien.beychevelle@wanadoo.fr
Population : 809 - Size : 3 107 Ha (920 planted with vines
in the St Julien Beychevelle appellation).
Restored 15th century church with gothic portal.
Saint-Julien and Beychevelle ports.
Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks. Floral village.













PAUILLAC

Pauillac 33250
Mairie : Tél. 33(0)5 56 73 30 50
www.pauillac-medoc.com
Tourism Office : Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 03 08
Population : 5 175 - Size : 2 274 Ha.
Vineyards and châteaux, floral village, banks of the estuary,
19th century neo-classic church, waterfront with 18th century buildings,
private museum of “wine and art” at
Château Mouton Rothschild, Little Museum of Automation,
private collection at Château Pichon Longueville
Comtesse de Lalande,
typical farm producing Pauillac lamb,
Artigues grotto (replica of the grotto at Lourdes),
Center for Tourism and Wine
(expositions, video presentation, tasting, wine
library, leisure activities…), hiking paths.
Sailboat dock - Tel. 33(0)5 56 59 12 16,
municipal campsite**** for tents, caravans, camping cars and mobile homes
- Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 10 03,
swimming pool, movie theater, cultural center, tennis courts, skate park…
year-round market on Saturday mornings and an evening market
in summer. Numerous shops.
Principal events :
Carnival (March), Open-door châteaux visits (April),
Nautical festival (May),
Pentecost festival and regatta (May),
Garage sale (May), Pauillac lamb festival (May),
Music festival (June), Open-air cinema (July and August),
Music & Wine (August),
Médoc Marathon (September),
National Heritage Days (September).
Detailed calendar of events available from the Tourism Office.
Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 03 08.

SAINT-ESTEPHE

Saint-Estèphe 33180
Town Hall : Tél. 33(0)5 56 59 35 93
Population : 1 819 - Size : 3 758 Ha.
18th century restored Saint-Etienne church.
Saint-Estèphe port.
Reception room at the village hall for 1,000 people
with scenic decorations.
Vineyards and châteaux. Gironde riverbanks.
















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