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Saint-Vivien-de-Médoc is a traidtional village on the shores of the Gironde estuary where you can really experience a friendly village atmosphere. The rural environment is conducive to peace and quiet and relaxation, and there are some wonderful walks to discover. Give in to the natural charm of Saint-Vivien-de-Médoc, stop by the local market, wander along the village harbour and go for a long walk along the estuary.
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The famous market
Every Wednesday all year round, there is a local market at the square in front of the church. Feel free to wander around and taste the local specialities and discover the warm atmosphere that is found in every corner of this village. In the summer, you will appreciate the night-time market, on Sunday evenigs, for an enjoyable evening, mingling with the locals.
Discover the village of Saint-Vivien-de-Médoc, a traditional and friendly village at the heart of the Médoc. Filmed by Chvx_media.
Make sure you stop by the parish church in the centre of the village.
For information, this church was built in the 6th Century. It was almost destroyed on many an occasion, and then was restored and improved in the 12th Century. The original architecture here will surely take you by surprise.
"From the Producer to the Plate" Visits
It is a tradition here to taste the meaty, creamy and lavish Médoc oysters. They are delicious accompanied with gambas on summer evenings in the traditional guinguettes, or directly with the producer at his estate if you just cannot wait any longer. So what are you waiting for? Come and try this activity and at the same time learn about the village of Saint-Vivien-de-Médoc.