Ideally located 8 km from the city center of Bordeaux and 15 minutes from Bordeaux-Mérignac airport, Château Grattequina**** enjoys a prime location to discover Bordeaux, the vineyards of Medoc and Saint Emilion and the Bay of Arcachon.

Bordeaux and its 19th century architecture offer a rich historic heritage mixed with the modernity of a dynamic city.

Bordeaux has a lot to offer to its visitors: more than 350 monuments, several museums and parks. Deeply rooted in History, with a rich cultural life and a unique gastronomy, Bordeaux will please everyone.

In 2007, Bordeaux has been listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site which gave a boost to the city’s touristic activity. Every year, the city welcomes more than two million visitors coming from all over the world. Visitors delight in discovering this remarkable city.

Book one of our packages to discover Bordeaux:

Head North of Château Grattequina to discover the Medoc and its 750 different wines. Keep following the road to discover some of the most known wine designation in the world: Margaux, Pauillac, Saint-Julien, Saint-Estèphe.

Experts and wine lovers will love this region. The area is full of wine cellars, places to taste wine and museums to make you travel back in this historical region of red wine.

The Medoc is also a haven of nature. Explore the forest with long walks, cross the vineyards by bike, or on horseback, to enjoy the wilderness of the region. Take time to enjoy and taste the famous Medoc gastronomy and its typical food specialties like the “grenier médocain” or penny bun recipes with goat cheese…

Visit a famous Château in the Medoc and/or take advantage of your stay to play golf with one of our packages:

The Saint-Emilion vineyards are located East of Château Grattequina. The wines of Saint-Emilion are of a great tradition.

They were already well known during the Gallo-Roman period and are still today renowned and enjoyed all around the world.

Saint Emilion is a UNESCO World Heritage Site but is not only known for its wine. The city is a museum in itself. This medival town offers many historic sites to visit such as the monolithic church or the King’s keep. Gastronomy is also much present in the region. Culinary workshop is a good way to discover it.

Saint-Emilion benefits from an outstanding micro-climate suitable for a trip. Cross the vineyards by bike, in a “tuk tuk” or even on a motorbike.

Visit Saint Emilion with our Wine package (3 nights/ 2 p.)

One hour from Château Grattequina, the famous Arcachon Bay is an exceptional natural site along the Atlantic coast.

From Cap Ferret to Arcachon, the bay has a lot to offer between its beaches and oyster farming ports. Enjoy the ocean and practice water sports; take a stroll at the birds reserve, or enjoy a beautiful sunset on top of the “Dune du Pyla”, the highest dune in Europe.

Arcachon Bay is composed of several different spots and atmosphere: Arcachon with its opulent-looking villas, the Landes forest of La Teste and Gujan’s oyster farms.Across the bay, facing Arcachon, you may discover Cap Ferret with its unique villages standing between the bay and the ocean.Arcachon Bay is the ideal place to get a deep breath of fresh air.
The city of Cognac produces one the world’s most well know brandy, it is also an historical place.Francois the 1st, who was born in Cognac in 1494, is considered as the King of the French Renaissance. You obviously may visit the “Château Royal” but also many other historical monuments.The city offers many activities all year round for everyone, as for example: taste the black gold (the truffle), discover the delights of “Charentaises” (slippers!) for your feet, etc..
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