Aquitaine is usually famous for its beaches and its 250km coastline from the basque country to the Perigord-Limousin National Park. Visit Aquitaine off the beaten tracks and discover its countless picturesque villages, medieval towns, vineyards and its mountains.
From Hendaye to Bordeaux, you will be able to enjoy various activities such as : surfing, sailing, cycling, go hiking in the mountains or learn how to cook traditional meals. Don’t miss the Lascaux caves listed by UNESCO and find out the treasures of the famous Dordogne valley. The countless castles, cathedrals reveal the importance and the rich history of the Aquitaine region. Don’t miss city trips such as Bordeaux, Biarritz, Bayonne or Pau.
Aquitaine is also a must for all food-lovers since it counts no less than 20 Michelin starred restaurants. This local gastronomy is famous worldwide for the quality of its products (foie-gras, duck breasts, gizzards, sheep’s cheeses, Bayonne ham….), not to mention the precious aines.
Aquitaine prestigious vineyards are a must-see if you travel in the area: Saint Emilion, wines of Jurançon, wines of Bergerac …
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