Holiday information on Aquitaine

Villas with pool for rent in Aquitaine


Southwest France: Aquitaine

The Aquitaine is the region on the southwest coast of France. The area has a triangular shape, bounded on the south side by the Pyrenees and on the west side from Royan till Biarritz by the Bay of Biscay.The versatile region consists of the departments of Dordogne, Lot-et-Garonne, Gironde, Landes and Pyrenées Atlantiques, each of which has its own unique look and appeal.The dramatic peaks of the Pyrenees, the green sea of pine trees in Les Landes, the river valleys and bastide villages in the Lot-et-Garonne, the prehistoric caves in the Dordogne and the vineyards of the Gironde.

The city of Bordeaux is centrally located, which is strongly reminiscent of a small variant of Paris. Speaking of Bordeaux, if you like a wine, this region is a true ‘Walhalla’. The world’s best wines have their origin here: Mouton Rothschild, Pomerol, Château Lafite and so on.

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Dordogne and Lot-et-Garonne

The Dordogne and Lot-et-Garonne are a completely different experience with a beautiful landscape full of breath-taking caves and beautiful river valleys. An ideal environment for canoe and kayak enthusiasts! Also if you like cycling and walking you can indulge yourself here. The tourist offices often have detailed maps with numerous routes for sale.Places like Sarlat, Domme, La Roque-Cageac and St. Cirque Lapopie are all worth a closer look.

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