Visits and attractions around Villegouge

Promenades and walking around...

Located in a protected landscape area, Villegouge and its surroundings offers plenty of walking, cycling and horse-riding opportunities! Among available tours, here are a few ones that you can download to prepare your promenade:

Villegouge Nord Walking
Departing from Villegouge, a 9.5 km pedestrian promenade, slightly hilly, that winds among the vines and crosses a few quiet roads.
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Lugon and the Thouil butte
Departing from Lugon et l'île du Carnay, a 9.5 km pedestrian promenade that includes the climbing of the Thouil butte and offers magnificent viewing points on the surrounding landscape.
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In the vines around Saillans
A 6 km loop in the vines, around Saillans village and its beautiful viewings on the Isle river. And - why not? - stopping for lunch at the "Saillans" very good restaurant in the middle of the village?
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Where bathing?

30 minuts away, this nice riverside has a supervised swimming area for the youngest and small river dam for the adventurers... You can also practice canoeing with the whole family! 

Saint Seurin sur l'Isle river beach

Mascaret waves

In Vayres, ( 20 km) the most daring persons will launch their canoës on the spectacular Mascaret waves, at the confluence of Garonne and Dordogne rivers!

Tasting Fronsac great wines

Located around Fronsac village, the Fronsadais is a small 1100 hectares wine land, that owns the Fronsac and Canon Fronsac appellations. Side by side with Pomerol and Saint-Emilion, the Fronsadais contains over a hundred castles, of which some open their doors for wine testing days...

 The Fronsadais castle map with all informations is available here


La Cité de Vin "Wine City" in Bordeaux

Everything you ever wanted to know about wine! A permanent  circuit and temporary exhibitions to discover. And, of course tasting workshops...

Guîtres steam train

From 1rst May to 31rst October, the Guîtres Marcenais steam train will take you for a time trivel through the green woods of North Gironde...

Saint Emilion medieval village

A splendid village in the heart of the most famous vineyard of the world. With its 12 inescapable monuments, Saint-Emilion is listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site, and it is not by chance.