Hotels in Pauillac

Pauillac Details

Pauillac is a small community in the department of Gironde in the Aquitaine region of southwestern France. It is located halfway between the Pointe du Grave and the city of Bordeaux on the Gironde, the largest estuary in Europe. This is a port town, but most visitors come to discount hotels in Pauillac and its vicinity because of the wine. Pauillac is the undisputed capital of the Medoc wine country. It has 18 Great Classified Growths. True lovers of great wine can participate in wine tastings and go on tours of such famous wineries as the Chateau Lynch Bages. You will learn not only about the process of wine making, but also about the delicate art of professional wine tasting. There is more to it than just swishing and spitting.Pauillac is a historic town. Two old castles, Chateau Lynch Bages and Chateau Pedesclaux, have art galleries. There are museums in Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande and Chateau Mouton Rothschild. You can see a wine museum in The Art. Children love the Museum of Automata. If you are going to an budget hotel in Pauillac, check the calendar for local events and celebrations. Art Pauillac is held annually in February. Open house for castles is in the first week of April. In May there is a sailing festival and the Feast of Lamb and Wine. A variety of wine festivals are held throughout the summer. Pauillac is only minutes from beach resorts.