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Anglet
Bordeaux
EuroNat
Grayan
Lacanau
Lacanau-Ocean
Le Gurp
Montalivet
Naujac sur Mer
Pin Sec
Point de Grave
Port Medoc
Soulac sur Mer
Verdon sur Mer

Aquitaine Travel Guides

Aquitaine Travel Guides
Guides to the towns, villages and resorts of the Aquitaine region of France. Exciting things to do and new places to visit.

Practical information for the traveller relating to the beaches, plains, valleys and mountains of France.

Places to visit and things to do day and night for your time in the Aquitaine.

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Anglet

Anglet a town renowned for its beaches spreading between the Cape Saint Martin and the estuary of Adour is ideal for your next holiday on the Atlantic coast of South West France. (see extended anglet guide)

Bordeaux

Bordeaux the best preserved eighteenth century city in Europe, with over 4000 listed buildings is situated one hours drive from the Atlantic coast. The capital of French wine and the largest pedestrianised shopping street on this continent. (see extended bordeaux guide)

Cissac Medoc

Cissac Medoc is found on the lefthand side of the Gironde Estuary between the forest and the medoc vineyards. This small villlage has thrived in a touristic direction with the REGGAE SUN SKA music festival being the high point of the summer. (see extended cissac medoc guide)

EuroNat

Euronat is perfect if you want a holiday in complete security, just to get into the village you have to pass a 120 kg doorman and a computerised log in system. (see extended euronat guide)

Grayan

Euronat is perfect if you want a holiday in complete security, just to get into the village you have to pass a 120 kg doorman and a computerised log in system. (see extended grayan guide)

Lacanau

Lacanau found 50km to the west of Bordeaux and 12km from the Atlantic Coast is blessed with over 2200 sunny hours per year (see extended lacanau guide)

Lacanau-Ocean

The village of Lacanau-Ocean is renowned as one of the main surf spots of France. The 10 miles of north/south beach produces a classic surf zone. (see extended lacanau-ocean guide)

Le Gurp

The main interest of Le Gurp is the beautiful 7 km sand beach in the form of a small bay which has been dug out by the Atlantic Ocean over the generations (see extended le gurp guide)

Montalivet Les Bains

Montalivet is situated on the Atlantic Coast of France between the sand beaches of the Atlantic shoreline and the Gironde Estuary in the Medoc region. With limited accomadation in this Aquitaine village (see extended montalivet les bains guide)

Naujac sur Mer

The village centre includes the church Eglise Saint-Philomene, the mayor’s office, a post office, village school, football field and a village shop; (see extended naujac sur mer guide)

Pin Sec

Sitting on the top of the dune next to the Pin Sec life guards hut (open in the summer only) Chez Mimi, a restaurant with a view to kill for. (see extended pin sec guide)

Pointe de Grave

Here you will find the ferry port for the crossing from Verdon to Royan, the old port and a few bars, fantasic fish restaurants and a hotel. (see extended pointe de grave guide)

Port Medoc

Port Medoc holds its annual boat show, where you can taste some of the local Medoc wines while you admire or e nquire about buying your latest motor boat or yacht. (see extended port medoc guide)

Soulac sur Mer

Soulac sur Mer, found on the most northern tip of the Medoc is where the Gironde Estuary meets with the Atlantic Ocean. This relaxed Aquitaine sea-side town, (see extended soulac sur mer guide)

Verdon sur Mer

Verdon sur Mer is protected from the winter swells and storms by its geographic situation. A day on the Atlantic coast with a full storm hitting the coastline and west winds blowing hard will give off shore winds, (see extended verdon sur mer guide)
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