Welcome to La Girondine !
The warm, cosy atmosphere of our family home, La Girondine, a lovely country house set in the midst of vineyards, is full of numerous family souvenirs handed down over four succeeding generations.You and your friends get to enjoy real privacy at night, since the 4 bedrooms of La Girondine are situated in separate parts of the house. The house can sleep ten: 7 adults + 3 children/teenagers and 2 babies. You’ll find our very extensive enclosed garden is a great place for your children to play in – giving you time to unwind, stroll about, put your feet up, or just allow yourself to dream.
And, if you’re feeling particularly active, there are lots of nearby places to explore on foot but, when you fancy staying inside for a quiet moment, just dip into the books in our book corner.Over the years, whether coming from France or abroad, different families have met up here in La Girondine with their friends and, having enjoyed their stay, have come back, or recommended our home to other friends.
La Girondine is an ideal place from which to explore the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Anglade, a charming little nearby village on the Gironde Estuary, is surrounded by vineyards, and is a mere 45 kms away from Bordeaux. You can discover the fishing harbours dotting the estuary from Bourg to Royan; visit historical sites, like the 17th century Blaye Citadel or the 2nd century Gallo-Roman villa in Plassac; go wine-tasting in the local chateaux, or take the ferry over to the Médoc.
If you fancy going to the beach for the day, then Meschers or Royan are only 50 kms away. You can go cycling or walking in or around the vineyards, or in the countryside. You can also participate in water activities on the lakes of Montendre and Moulin Blanc, both ideal for young children. And don’t miss the Saturday morning market in Blaye!
All these activities are presented in detail on our site and in the Welcome booklet inside the house. We will be there to greet you and show you around the house and garden, and you can also phone us during your stay for any queries you might have.
And, if you are an organisation seeking accommodation to organize workshops or courses on writing, reading, drawing, painting, photos, singing, languages and so on, don’t hesitate to contact us!