The Gironde department and its 9,975.6 km2 area is the largest department in France. Located in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, this corner of the South-West larger area offers immense white sand beaches licked by the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Its seaside activities attract plenty of tourists, as does the Landes pine forests, and its gastronomy - in particular its world famous vineyards.
Aquitaine in general is a natural and authentic area. It is also a pioneering region in terms of naturism. Its many places and beaches bordered by dunes dedicated to its practice actively participate in France's global leadership in naturist tourism.
Gironde has miles and miles of white sand beaches, as its neighbouring department Landes as well as plenty of naturist beaches. The largest naturist centers by the sea can also be found in the department - Euronat or CHM of Montalivet, a precursor which was opened in 1950.
Naturist holidays on the beach: find your naturist campsite in Gironde
For your family naturist holidays by the ocean, access to the most privileged swimming spots will be made easier if you stay at a naturist campsite with direct access to its own beach. An option that will allow you to enjoy a wholesome and supervised environment for the whole family: the guarantee of a nature experience in all peace of mind.
Near Montalivet, Centre Naturiste Euronat on the far end of the Medoc area stretches over 335 hectares which makes it the largest naturist centre in Europe and the perfect destination, whether you are a seasoned naturist or recently willing to have a go at it in the best possible conditions. Famous for its thalassotherapy center, the only one in the region to be open to naturists, relaxation will be on your schedule in this 4-star campsite which offers pitches, chalets, furnished and equipped tents or even more atypical cabins for your holiday rentals.
Cleverly combining space and privacy, this luxury naturist campsite will be the scene of idleness at the edge of its seawater swimming pool, and of relaxation resulting from a session at the sauna, hammam or the result of massages and body treatments. A water park and sport or cultural activities will fill your daily program. The shops and restaurants will meet all your daily needs.
Tourism & Naturism in Gironde
A vacation at a naturist campsite in Gironde is also the opportunity to discover the riches of the surrounding area: to the north, the Médoc and Gironde estuary, where the river Garonne meets the Ocean; a land of vineyards and small picturesque harbours. To the south, the Arcachon basin and the Pilat dune, the highest sand dune in Europe. In the center, the Côte d'Argent or Silver Coast with its superb surf spots such as Lacanau, and its large lakes.
A mild and pleasant climate will follow you along your different excursions. The iodized air, softened by the pine forest, in particular, perfectly matches the essential values specific to naturism.
Not far from Bordeaux, explore the picturesque natural treasures of the oceanic region on forest routes or ride your bicycle to the Cordouan lighthouse, one of the most beautiful in France, nicknamed" the lighthouse king".
Naturist holidays for each and everyone, as authentic as carefree, in Gironde!