Tourism in Aquitaine

Travel Guide - Holidays & Tourism in Aquitaine

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Tourism, holidays & travel in Aquitaine

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.

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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

Sarlat-la-Canéda
Bordeaux
Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Biarritz
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
Bayonne
Pau
Mimizan
Périgueux

Dax
Biscarrosse
Lacanau
Hendaye
Saint-Émilion
Brantôme
Moliets-et-Maa
Oloron-Sainte-Marie
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EVENTS

Pepper Festival
Garorock Festival

Big Prune Show
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PHOTOS

Photos of the Dordogne
Photos of the Gironde
Photos of the Landes

Photos of the Lot-et-Garonne
Photos of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques

 

NATIONAL LABELS

Cities of art and history
Most beautiful villages of France
Most beautiful detours in France
Green resorts

Listed resorts
Family Plus
Towns and villages in Bloom
Blue Flag

 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Maiden flight in a flexwing or multi-axis microlight
L'Appel de la Forêt adventure trail
Canyoning in the West Pyrenees
Gyroplane and multi-axis microlight trip
Rafting, kayak, or hydro speed
Boat trip in the Arcachon Basin

Quad ride in the Basque mountains
Explore the Dordogne by canoe or kayak
Coastal cruise in the Basque country
Private relaxation area: sauna, Turkish bath, spa
Discover the Lot Valley
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ACCOMMODATION

Hotels in Aquitaine
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Bed & Breakfasts in Aquitaine
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