Aquitaine - beaches, valleys, wine and mountains

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The region of Aquitaine in South West of France not only stands out for its mild and sunny climate but also for its privileged location between the Atlantic and the Pyrenees. The variety of its landscapes is amazing: from the famous vineyards to the rocky mountain slopes of the Pyrenees, the lovely Dordogne valley and the magnificent dunes of Arcachon, the endless sandy beaches of its Atlantic coast and the sophisticated towns of the French Basque country. Endless things to discover.

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Aquitaine - hotels, country inns and holiday homes

The region of Aquitaine is the perfect destination for a holiday. Relax on its beautiful beaches with golden sand, discover its many interesting towns and villages and pamper yourself with its gastronomic delicacies and world-famous wines. We have selected small and unique South West France boutique hotels, authentic and beautiful Aquitaine country inns and holiday homes that will make you feel as a local in this lovely region.

South West France - Activities

Aquitaine has a lot to offer. Besides it’s beautiful beaches you can take a tour through the countryside that will transport you to another era, where time seems to have stopped (and you will want to stop), such as the Dordogne, rich in history and a jewel that both passionate architecture and landscape lovers will utterly enjoy. Also the gastronomy is indescribable. The variety and quality of its products make this land the perfect destination if you are planning a gastronomic getaway. And, of course, its cities are without doubt another of the great attractions that the region offers. Don’t miss the historic Bordeaux, the magnificent castles of Cazeneuve, Roquetaillade and La Brède, the Landes, a perfect balance between beach life and the endless pine forests. On the coast the famous towns of Capbreton, Hossegor and Vieux-Boucau Port d'Albret are all worth a visit.

Gastronomy

The gastronomy of Aquitaine stands out above all for its vineyards. Its wines, with denominations of origin, are one of the great attractions of the region. Among them are the Bordeaux, Bergerac and Jurançon. In addition, other products such as Bayonne ham, Bordeaux lamprey, Périgord truffles, Agen prunes, Bazas calves, Landes chicken, the Pyrenean cheeses and the exquisite foie gras and not to forget the excellent seafood are just a few delicacies that you can taste during your trip through the South West of France.

Travel inspirations, itineraries and best places to stay

Who says good things must be expensive? We have discovered a number of quaint little hotels and bed & breakfasts that are great value for money without missing out on comfort, service and beauty.
Child friendly hotels and self-catering holiday homes great for children and parents alike. Let your kids enjoy nature and local traditions in the company of others with lots of unique things to do …