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It is also worth noting that water transportation is also common in the country. For the most part, it is represented by comfortable ferries that run between France and England, as well as between France and Ireland. Also very popular among tourists are cruise ships and ferries, which go straight to Corsica from Marseille or Toulon. In the vicinity of Paris, especially in the midst of tourist seasons, there are various small pleasure boats from which tourists will have the opportunity of seeing the various surrounding sights. The ships differ in classes, depending on the service and the cultural program. … Open

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Also, recently, France began actively investing in shipbuilding, and electrical engineering. The Country is rich in Iron, Uranium ores, as well as Potassium salts. This provided a solid foundation for the development and improvement of the Mining Industry. It should be noted that non-ferrous metallurgy in France is also developed at a very high level, and contemporary shops for steelmaking occupy the leading positions in the world ratings on equipment and quality of production. As far as power generation is concerned, France is able to provide half the country’s own raw material. They continue to obtain bituminous coal in some regions of France. However, its share in the energy balance is less than 6%. Oil stockpiles in the country are limited. The significant dependence of France on the import of oil is still observed even today. Gas reserves in the country are also severely depleted, so the state annually tries to reduce the amount of its production. … Open
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Aquitaine Region sightseeing

Pyla dune is the unique natural landmark of Aquitaine. This sand dune of 104 meters high is the biggest one in Europe. It's located close to Arcachon bay beaches and offers an excellent panoramic view over surrounding area. Bird Island is a must see place for nature enthusiasts. It's a beautiful wildlife sanctuary protected by government. This scenic island houses dozens of bird species including rare ones. Despite … Open

Cultural excursion through Aquitaine Region - things to see

If you are in Aquitaine during a warm season, from April to October, visit the famous Cordouan Lighthouse. It is the oldest lighthouse in Europe. The lighthouse, built in the late 16th century, amaze with its beauty. What is interesting – the position of the “Sea Notre-Dame Cathedral” keeper is still not abolished. Another beautiful lighthouse is in Biarritz. It was built in the middle of the 19th century and … Open

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Travelers looking for secluded rest and willing to enjoy nature of the region may prefer Golf du Medoc Hotel et Spa hotel. This brand new hotel located in Le Pian Medoc area offers its guests excellent opportunities for quiet rest. Guests of the hotel can walk around scenic landscapes, spend time at one of the golf-centers or dedicate vacation to health care. Golf du Medoc Hotel et Spa has stylish interior and … Open

Attractions and active leisure

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 … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

A unique peculiarity of Aquitaine is a distinct difference in gastronomic preferences of people from different departments. For instance, Dordogne is practically filled with the smell of foie gras. They produce and consume this delicacy in huge amounts. Although, this well-known dish, made from liver, is not the only thing to try at the local restaurants. River fish, baked chestnuts, truffles, a unique variety of … Open

Traditions and mentality of Aquitaine Region

If you want to get the maximum pleasure from your vacation in Aquitaine, consider some peculiarities of French mentality in communication with the locals. First of all, be ready, that the French don’t like to speak English, and not many people actually know it. It seems that the French learn respect for themselves and their homeland from the mother. Sometimes it evolves into arrogance towards the people from … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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