Family-friendly Aquitaine

Family-friendly Aquitaine Bordeaux fr

The third
largest region in France, Aquitaine lends itself to all your holiday desires :
from the Basque Coast to the Périgord-Limousin Natural Regional Park, discover
its beaches, cities steeped in history, many picturesque villages, medieval
fortified towns and also its mountains, vineyards and the Landes Forest.

Aquitaine
has stories to tell which are over a thousand years old: visit the Lascaux
caves listed by Unesco and the Pierrefitte Menhir which unveils fragments of
prehistoric civilisations in the heart of the Dordogne one so called « Valley
of Mankind ». The National Museum of the Château de Pau, the Château de
Bonaguil, among others, bear witness to the rich history of the Aquitaine
region

Come and enjoy the 250 kilometers of ocean coastline! Aquitaine
has quite simply Europe’s biggest beach of fine sand. This vast coastline is
also home to a great many boating harbors and seaside resorts,



You and your kids will love Biarritz  “The
King of Beaches and the Beach of Kings,” launched by Empress Eugenie who
brought the whole of the European aristocracy to this little fishing village in
the 19th century. Habits have not changed. The imperial palace has been
transformed into a luxury hotel (Hôtel du Palais



Aquitaine also have The Pyrenees in Aquitaine Typical Basque and Béarn
villages, rock climbing and whitewater sports are the main attractions. 



Bordeaux, the capital of Aquitaine, remains the finest example of 18th-century
architecture in France This, among other things, is what earned the city
inclusion on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. 

Bonaguil is a fortified castle mainly built between the 13th and the 14th
century. one of the “major sites” in Aquitaine. Remarkably well preserved

Places such as Walibi Sud-Ouest or the Bordeaux-Pessac Zoo make
Aquitaine an ideal destination for family holidays.



Sun, history, energy, intrigue - everything you need for a perfect vacation with your family.

 

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