The port of Cadillac

Cadillac-sur-Garonne is a medieval city located 38 km south of Bordeaux and 20 km north of Castets-en-Dorthe.

On foot, from the port, you can visit the historic center of the bastide of Cadillac, medieval city of the thirteenth century having preserved its central square, some houses with arcades, two fortified gates and part of its ramparts. 
At the end of the 16th century, Cadillac was chosen by the Duke of Epernon, Cadet of Gascony, to build his palace worthy of kings (monumental fireplaces, tapestries, painted decorations…)
You can discover the exciting history of this castle transformed into a prison for women in the nineteenth century.
You can also do some shopping in the shops within walking distance from the port (bookshop, souvenirs, decorative objects, textiles, press, pharmacy, bars, restaurants, etc.)

Since 2019, two pontoons have allowed you to dock at Cadillac-sur-Garonne:
The Pontoon EPERNON (the upstream): two boats can moor with couple outside (135 m long maximum). Inside the pontoon (side banks), are allowed to park couple up to 4 boats (12 m long maximum).• The Pontoon EIFFEL (further downstream, close to the bridge): two boats with couple can park outside (50 m long maximum). Inside the pontoon 4 boats with couple (10 m long maximum) can park.• A boat hold is available free of charge.
For any stopover, it is necessary to register with the tourist office at 07 83 32 57 44* / 05 56 62 12 92 or You will then be issued an access code to unlock the secure portal.
* a hotline is provided from October to the end of April from Monday to Saturday from 9:30 to 18:00/ from May to the end of September 7 days a week from 9:30 to 18:30.
To know the rules of use of pontoons, click here.

For 2023 dock rates, click here.

Practical information: moored to the pontoon, at the time of the high tide coefficients, it is advisable to dock the bow downstream because the tidal bore is particularly strong at this place.
To consult the Mascaret timetables click here