Whereas it may still be an unusual sight to see yurts and safari tents pitched in châteaux grounds around Bordeaux, look skyward and you will see that tree house accommodation is now an option for visitors. See more unusual accomodation here.
Generally constructed within viewing distance of the château and vineyards, quality examples such as the Pigeon House at Château Lestange sleep a small family, whilst others such as the barrel-shaped cabane at Château La Romaningue best suit couples. Sleeping in transparent domes with natural temperature regulation and solar panel electricity is also on offer but if that is too modern, opt for a converted gypsy caravan, such as.
Finally, if you want to get closer to the sea, the Médoc-Plage campsite will be an ideal stop after the famous D2, the Route des Châteaux du Médoc.