Things to do in Mérignac

New to Mérignac? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Mérignac

If you're in Mérignac to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

La Cité du Vin

⭐️ 4.2 (19237)

Place de la Bourse

⭐️ 4.6 (14782)

Miroir d'eau

⭐️ 4.5 (13954)

Jardin Public

⭐️ 4.6 (11615)

Cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux

⭐️ 4.6 (9929)

Monument aux Girondins

⭐️ 4.5 (8345)

National Opera of Bordeaux

⭐️ 4.6 (8044)

Basilique Saint-Michel

⭐️ 4.4 (4571)

Grosse Cloche

⭐️ 4.6 (4487)

Porte Cailhau

⭐️ 4.5 (4322)

Musée d'Aquitaine

⭐️ 4.5 (3447)

The top affordable restaurants in Mérignac

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Mérignac city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Buffalo Grill Merignac

⭐️ 4 (4211)

Price Range: $$

Au Bureau Mérignac

⭐️ 4.1 (3927)

Price Range: $$

Tajinier Mérignac

⭐️ 4.2 (2845)

Price Range: $$

Canopée Café

⭐️ 4.1 (2745)

Price Range: $$

Il Ristorante, le restaurant italien de Bordeaux-Mérignac

⭐️ 4.2 (2727)

Price Range: $$

Le Risotto

⭐️ 4.4 (2376)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.1 (934)

Price Range: $$

Ripiano - Mérignac Soleil

⭐️ 4.1 (815)

Price Range: $$

L'orchidée de Chine

⭐️ 4.7 (498)

Price Range: $

La Crêperie du Parvis

⭐️ 4.4 (491)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.6 (417)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Mérignac

These are curated, high quality experiences in Mérignac hosted by locals!

Saint-Emilion Wine Tour

Make your own cuvée of Bordeaux wine!

Discover Bordeaux vineyard : special wine tasting with two cellar men brothers

In the skin of a Pastry Chef

Indian cooking workshop at home

End your night in some of the best bars in Mérignac

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Mérignac, curated exclusively for you.

Café en Seine

⭐️ 4.3 (5316)

Price Range: $$$

The Bank on College Green

⭐️ 4.5 (4839)

Price Range: $$

Au Bureau Mérignac

⭐️ 4.2 (4128)

Price Range: $$

B11 La Bodega

⭐️ 3.8 (3323)

Price Range: $$

FX Buckley Steakhouse Crow Street

⭐️ 4.7 (1883)

Price Range: $$$

The Lotts Cafe Bar

⭐️ 4.3 (1775)

Price Range: $$

The Baths at Clontarf: Restaurant and Bar

⭐️ 4.1 (1603)

Price Range: $$

Bow Lane Social Club

⭐️ 4.2 (1481)

Price Range: $$

La Comtesse

⭐️ 4.5 (859)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.6 (737)

Price Range: $$$

The Two Sisters Pub

⭐️ 4.5 (708)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in Mérignac

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Check out these bookable attractions in Mérignac

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Mérignac.

Visit to La Cité du Vin with Wine Tasting

Bordeaux Cruise Tour

Garonne River Cruise

Two- or Three-day CityPASS Ticket

Wine and Cheese Tasting Experience

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Wine Tastings and Tour

Trip to Two Wine Estates with Tastings

Half-day Guided Wine Tour of Saint-Émilion

City Sightseeing Walking Tour

Vignobles Chatonnet Wine Tasting Tour

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Mérignac?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Le Moka

⭐️ 4.2 (58)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Chateau de Merignac to explore its ancient architecture and grounds.
  2. Go to the Aquitaine Science Park to experience interactive exhibits, educational activities, and a science and technology museum.
  3. Explore the vast markets and shops of the city's Place des Quinconces.

Merignac is a bustling city in France. For the best experience, the ideal time to visit Merignac is between the months of April and October. During this time, you can enjoy mild to warm pleasant temperatures and a variety of family-friendly attractions.

Visiting Merignac, France is a unique experience. To maximise the experience, it is recommended to spend three to four days in the city. This allows one enough time to explore the city and take part in activities such as visiting the parks, enjoying the gastronomic treats, and partake in the local culture. It is also a great opportunity to make day trips to nearby attractions and explore the beautiful countryside.

Merignac offers numerous ways to get around. The public transit system is quite efficient, allowing visitors to take buses or the tram. Taxis are also available for those needing an affordable travel option. Bicycles are popular for exploring the city, with many bike paths and bike-sharing services located throughout the streets.

Visiting Merignac with kids offers a wealth of exciting activities. Families can explore the beautiful Chateau Barriere de Néac, with its history, gardens, and farm animals. For a fun day out, head to Aqualand, the city’s aqua park with slides, pools and plenty of aquatic fun. Lastly, the tree-filled Cerisiers Valley provides pathways ideal for a scenic stroll or bike ride, perfect for getting out into nature and inspiring a sense of adventure.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Mérignac. To start off we'd have to mention Café en Seine, The Lotts Cafe Bar, The Bank on College Green. Check out our page on the best bars in Mérignac.

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