Benefiting from a mild and sunny climate as well as from a large variety of landscapes, Aquitaine offers a wide range of activities and places of interest to discover, with its natural, prehistoric and historic treasures, its huge 250 kilometres long beach of fine sand, its charming villages, its forest areas, its Pyrenees mountains, its upheld and authentic traditions, its famous vineyards and its specialities.
TOURISM IN AQUITAINE
In the Dordogne, the outstanding prehistoric sites of the Vézère valley, the magnificent castles of the Dordogne valley, the unspoiled landscapes, the magnificent parks and gardens perfect for a stroll, and the charming villages, make it a wonderful place to visit.
Biggest département in France, the Gironde holds numerous assets: prestigious vineyard known all over the world; beautiful fortified towns and villages; the Arcachon Basin bordered with charming oyster villages; the city of Bordeaux, capital of Aquitaine and UNESCO World Heritage Site...
The vast sandy plain of the Regional Nature Park covered with nice-smelling maritime pines, the oceanic coast bordered with long beaches of fine sand, the peaceful ponds and the pleasant cycleways make the Landes a destination great for relaxation and the practice of sports leisure activities.
Rich agricultural area, the Lot-et-Garonne is a paradise for fans of nature tourism and places of interest, with its beautiful hilly landscapes strewn with orchards, its numerous waterways, its medieval fortified towns and villages, its castles such as those of Bonaguil and Duras, and its city of Agen, the capital of the prune.
Combining nature, architecture and traditions, the Pyrénées-Atlantiques offers a wide range of attractions: the Pyrenees mountains great for hiking, the renowned seaside resorts of Biarritz and Saint-Jean-de-Luz, the cities of Bayonne and Pau with their rich heritage, the typical villages...
CITIES & TOWNS
Off-piste skiing in the Ossau Valley
TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS IN AQUITAINE