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Aquitaine

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Aquitaine (also known as "Guyenne" or "Guienne") is an extensive region of south-west France with a long coastline along the Atlantic Ocean (Bay of Biscay) and a mountainous border with Spain along the Pyrenees Mountains. The French part of Basque Country lies at the south-west end of Aquitaine.

Part of Aquitaine is the region of Les Landes or Landes which is well known for its beaches, sand dunes and pine forests.

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Visit the numerous historical towns, villages and castles:

  • Bazas
  • Cadillac
  • Saint Emillion
  • Uzeste
  • Villandraut castle
  • Chateau de Malle

150 miles of continuous sandy beach between the Gironde and the Pyrenees host a lot of important beach resorts.

It is also an ideal region for family-friendly Naturist areas.

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  • Noisettines du Medoc : A confectionnery made in Medoc since 1981 in the north of Aquitaine. It is based on high quality hazelnuts, gauged and unshelled. http://www.noisettines.fr

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