Located on the Gironde estuary, the small town of Pauillac is a commune located between Saint-Estephe and Saint-Julien on Bordeaux's Medoc peninsula, is home to some of the world's most famous red wines, made predominately from the Cabernet Sauvignon grape variety, which is well suited to the free-draining gravel soils fround in Pauillac's vineyards.

Explore the town's broad boulevard with a number of cafes and shops in the characteristic 'charentais' type style. Places of interest also include the large 19th century Church of Saint-Martin, a 19th century market hall and a substantial monument to those who died in the town following the bombardment of Pauillac during WWII.