Between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenean mountains, Aquitaine offers a mild climate. The region abounds in varied treasures, from the world-famous Bordeaux vineyards to the Dordogne valley and its sumptuous nature crowned by high quality gastronomy, not forgetting the Arcachon basin, its dune du Pilat and its incomparable oysters. The towns of the Sud-Ouest evoke a gentle way of life, in the midst of a population of character, proud of its regional roots and its history. This is particularly the case in the Basque Country, from Bayonne to Saint-Jean-de-Luz, from Biarritz to Hossegor. For several years now, Bordeaux has been at the top of the list of cities where it is good to live, and is attracting more and more people, especially as the new TGV line is shortening distances! Local products are plentiful and contribute to the pleasure of staying in Aquitaine: oysters, Espelette chilli pepper, Agen prunes, Périgord truffles, Bayonne ham... not forgetting a remarkable wine production.

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Top 10 des campings avec les plus beaux parcs aquatiques en France

Camping is the preferred holiday mode of the French, it has recently reached records, with a total of 113 million overnight stays, and nearly 50% of commercial beds in France. In addition to offering all the comforts and more or less unusual accommodation, some starred establishments also offer water parks integrated into the campsite. Swimming pools, slides, spa and other entertainment are available. There is something for all tastes and ...

Le Béarn, escapade nature de l'hiver à l'été

A land of gastronomy, sports, culture and history, Béarn has unmissable tourist sites and an exceptional environment with its forests, vast plains and mountains. You will love this choice holiday destination with its villages, ski resorts or the Pyrenees National Park. Béarn, a strong identity A territory with a strong identity, strong traditions and good gastronomy, Béarn is located between the Pyrenees in the south, the Basque Country ...

​​​​​Pau, balades et culture au pied des Pyrénées

In the heart of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Pau has more than one asset to seduce and charm tourists and other visitors passing through who wish to enjoy this city located in the heart of the mountains. Pau and its castle, where Henri IV was born in 1553; Pau and its national stud farm, listed as a Historic Monument, but also Pau and its golf course, which is nothing less than the oldest golf course in the world, with the exception of the ...

Le Périgord, richesses patrimoniales et couleurs d'automne

The Périgord remains one of the favourite destinations of the French who find in this region a diversity of landscapes, an authenticity still well preserved and an art of living. Tourism and gastronomy are the watchwords of this Dordogne which has the greatest number of well-preserved heritage treasures in France of any age. Zoom on the region's unmissable attractions. A region whose colours shine in autumn Sarlat-la-Canéda, the capital ...

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