Cadillac (Gironde)

Cadillac is a commune with 2617 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2011) in the Gironde department in the region of Aquitaine. It is the main town ( chef-lieu ) of the Canton of Cadillac in the arrondissement of Langon and is a member congregation of the Communauté de communes des Coteaux de Garonne. Previously, the community Cadillac was part of the county Bénauges.

The former, medieval Bastide Cadillac is located on the orographic right bank of the Garonne and gives the wine region Cadillac his name. This excellent white sweet wines are produced in the Bordeaux wine region.


The Castle of Cadillac was at the instigation of Jean Louis de Nogaret de La Valette, duc d' Épernon, built in the 17th century. It is also called the " Palace of Fontainebleau, in the Gironde " in the vernacular. It is a monument historique since 1862.

Community partnership

Cadillac has partnered with the Catalan church Canet de Mar.