Make your visit last
Exhibitions, strolls at sea on Gironde estuary or visits to other lighthouses will enchant your stay.
Here are some ideas to make your visit last.
You like Cordouan and want to learn more about it?
Good news, Cordouan lighthouse is admirable from anywhere! Monuments and museums offer you another approach to the monument.
Cordouan lighthouse museum and the museum of Lighthouses and Beacons
At the foot of Grave lighthouse in Verdon, the museum presents Cordouan to those who cannot visit. It offers a sample of the functioning of the lighthouses and beacons and presents the marine signals found in the mouth of the estuary.
The estuary park
In Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, the exposition “Estuary lights” reveals the incredible nature at the foot of Cordouan lighthouse. Rare animals, both large and small, come to these waters rich in nutrients. Beauty is everywhere.
In the old Pontillac market, Royan museum is at the heart of a historical neighborhood. The permanent exhibition presents the estuary, the Cordouan lighthouse and the pilots of the Gironde.
Want to discover Gironde estuary?
Are you looking for lodgings in the region before or after your visit to Cordouan lighthouse, information on activities on offer or events in the region, restaurants using local products or cruises to discover the estuary?
You like lighthouses? Discover the lighthouses of Gironde estuary that are open for visits
The road of lighthouses in GirondeRead the publication
The lighthouse of the Coubre à la TrembladeSee the website
The lighthouse of Grave in Le Verdon-sur-MerSee the website
Richard's lighthouse at Jau-Dignac-et-LoiracSee the website
The Vallières lighthouse at Saint-Georges-de-DidonneSee the website
The lighthouse of Patiras
To go further, Aquitaine offers itself to you
If the Cordouan lighthouse is the star of your stay, the region abounds in atypical and unexpected places that you will enjoy discovering with the help of our tourist partners.
Discover the treasures of New Aquitaine
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Tourism in Gironde
Gironde Tourisme invites you to spend unforgettable moments. Bassin d’Arcachon, Bordeaux and its vineyards, Saint-Emilion, Sauternes… the choice is yours!Discover the essentials of the Gironde
Visit the Charentes
Recharge your batteries by the ocean, explore a legendary vineyard, visit a listed heritage site, stroll through our charming villages, take advantage of our cycling routes, experience our major festivals…Discover the essentials of the Charentes
Cycling, freewheeling the Atlantic!
The Vélodyssée is a bicycle route that crosses Brittany and follows the Atlantic Ocean to the Basque Coast. Get on your bikes and set off on a journey of more than 1200 km of bike touring with the ocean as a backdrop!Pedal according to your desires