The Guides help you to discover our region of Aquitaine

Porte CailhauSpectacular natural setting 

a long 250km strip of fine sand beaches!;  the largest pine forest in Europe; the “Bassin”, an interior sea of 150km2; the highest sand dune in Europe; nature reserves, fauna and flora, numerous lakes……

Remarkable heritage

400 000 years of humane presence….caves, rock shelters, fortresses and walled cities, churches and old markets, ancient back streets, a heritage of stone and half-timbered buildings, tile and stone roofs all along the pilgrimage to Santiago of Compostella

RaisinsDistinguished and largest vineyard of “AOC” wines in the world 

A mosaic of  wine-growing countryside, from plains to steep hillsides and gravely summits.

Superb gastronomy 

oysters, Bayonne ham, melon from Agen, asparagus, Pauillac lamb, Bazas beef, chicken stew, duck, goose, foie gras, piment from Espelette, truffles, cep mushrooms, Agen prunes, fluted canelé cakes, Bayonne chocolate…