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City break in Aquitaine Region. Active leisure ideas for Aquitaine Region - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Bordeaux Quai Aquitaine is world-famous for its beautiful and well-maintained beaches. But there is more to it, than just sunbathing all day long. Aquitaine is a true Mecca for surfers and divers. The swells from the north- and south-east will bring joy not only to the beginners, but for trained riders as well. The best surfing place in Aquitaine is Capbreton. Here you can also dive and explore the underwater Gouf canyon, which depth sometimes reach three kilometers. If you are looking for a surfing school or the best place to rent the equipment, take a look at the annually updated Surfer en Aquitaine guide.
Magnificent vineyards, famous beach resorts, numerous historical landmarks and places of natural interest can be called main features of Aquitaine. This scenic region at the southwest of … Open
The Aquitaine seaside is perfect for bodyboarding and kite-surfing. If you want to combine surfing and gastronomic adventures, go to Soorts-Hossegour. This city is world famous not only for its great swells, but for the marvelous desserts as well. You can enjoy a peaceful game of golf in Seignosse or visit the Dune du Pilat – the highest dune in Old World, which allows riders to surf on a board without fins. Those, who are eager to live in a tent, can be advised to book a place at a beach camping in advance. The cost here is much cheaper than in a hotel.
Ski fans will also find something to do in Aquitaine during a winter season. Every year hundreds of old hotels in the Atlantic Pyrenees department are ready to welcome guests and help the beginners to learn the nuances of the skiing. Sometimes the cost of the additional services, like the transportation to the ski-route or a help of an instructor, is already included in the accommodation. Almost all the big hotels of the region have storage rooms for equipment and training centers. Artouste, Astun, Candanchu – those are just a few famous ski resorts in Aquitaine.during the warm seasons, the tourists can do canoeing on fast flowing mountain rivers. However, if you are not so sure about your skills, you can choose the peaceful Leyre River. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
At first sight, it may seem that Aquitaine would be interesting only for the kids, who like the sea and all about it. Of course, there are a lot of slides, trampolines, “bananas” and … Open
Thousands of architectural monuments and picturesque views beckon any traveler, pushing him to go hiking, horse riding, and bike tours around this area. Aquitaine – is the place of medieval charm. There are hundreds of cities, small towns, and little villages, that are certainly worth visiting. Definitely, visit the Lascaux cave. Where else will you find such a well-preserved prehistoric painting? You can use popular tourist paths or discover your own. There is also an opportunity to take a flight on a hot air balloon. If you have an international driving license and you are older, than 21, you can rent a car in any city in Aquitaine. Make sure to specify, if the insurance includes reparation. Otherwise, in case of a car crash, you will have to cover all the costs. It is also good to remember, that some companies have the maximum possible mileage limits.
Maison du Vin, Bordeaux If you would like to party in one of the clubs in Bordeaux, go to the Victory Square – all such places are located around here. On the south part of the Remparts Street, there are places for non-conforming individuals. There is a Bordeaux Plus guide, which describes multiple clubs in Bordeaux. Those, who prefer jazz, blues, and rock, will also find a right place – for instance, Comptoir du Jazz, L’Alligator, and Rock School Barbey respectively. However, any more or less big city in Cote d’Argent has a lot of nightclubs, bars, and casinos, though, there are no world-known places among them.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Aquitaine Region and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Aquitaine Region
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Landes de Gascogne' , 52.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Aquitaine Region
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Aquitaine' Rocquefort, 64.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kid Parc' Gujan Mestras, 81.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Aquitaine Region
♥   Restaurant 'Saprien' Sauternes. Type - Modern cuisine. 34.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Bastide' Barbotan-les-Thermes. Type - Modern cuisine. 34.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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A walk through the regional park of the volcanoes of Auvergne would be fascinating. This trip is suitable for those who like climbing and trails with obstacles. In addition to the unique nature, for travelers there are excursions and visits to local attractions. In the French Pyrenees, the Spanish arch bridge is lost over the precipice. The place is also incredibly popular for fans of trekking. From the bridge there is a fascinating view of the waterfalls, which can also be climbed. The area is equipped with a lift for the convenience of travelers. Not far from the city of Calvi on top is the chapel of Notre Dame de la Serra. It is believed that if you go up to it with your loved one, climbing will bring happiness to a lifetime. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Aquitaine Region

Guide to your best city break in Aquitaine Region - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Aquitaine Region - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Aquitaine Region?' disappears immediately.
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