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's 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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Idées de training avec Bixente Lizarazu

While toilet roll juggling is making the buzz on Youtube, a certain Bixente Lizarazu, our 1998 football world champion, shares his training routine via his Instagram account. To motivate the troops in this period of confinement, he presents us every day with some of his favourite exercises via short videos. Sheathing, cardio or flexibility exercises that don't require a lot of space, to be practiced in the morning or at any time of the day. ...

10 villes réputées pour leurs spécialités gourmandes

"How do you want to govern a country where there are 246 varieties of cheese?" De Gaulle said. In his famous reply, the general forgot about pastries, cold cuts and wine! France is, indeed, a gastronomic paradise for all epicureans! If its refined cuisine is exported all over the world, at Le Petit Futé, we have a real penchant for its local products. From Bayonne and its ham to Normandy and its cheeses: this is our tour of gourmet France! ...

3ème édition des Journées des femmes de Lettres à Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Created in connection with the International Women's Rights Day, the Women of Letters Days is a biennial event which honours women's writing with the presence of nine women authors or artists who come to meet the public in various cultural places in the commune of Villeneuve-sur-Lot. There are several major events such as: an exhibition, a literary café, an aperitif-concert, shows and literary meetings. Three days to celebrate words, texts ...

Dax célèbre le printemps avec son carnaval

The city of Dax will celebrate spring with a festive and cheerful carnival. The public will come to see bandayes, carnivaleyres groups gathered under the banner of an association, a sports club, a neighbourhood or a group of friends. Don't miss the gathering in the town hall park to attend the presentation of the giants who will also participate in the parade in downtown Dax. And to finish as it should be, go at the end of the afternoon ...

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