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Bordeaux, Sleeping Beauty

Bordeaux is a surprising city. During your stay in La Belle Endormie, we advise you to start your exploration with the Cité du Vin, a real museum offering a journey to discover wine in all its forms, continue with the Public Garden and the Museum of Natural History, a green setting in the heart of the city, then discover the CAPC, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Bordeaux, continue your exploration with the Place de la Bourse and the reflecting pool, in the heart of the Saint-Pierre district, and finally finish with the Porte Cailhau, jewel of the town. Throughout your journey, take a stroll along the Bordeaux quays to appreciate the sweetness of life in the region.

Arcachon basin

This must-see in the region is to be discovered by bike or by boat. In this postcard decor, you will have the chance to observe the island of birds and its famous tchanquées huts. Meet at the tip of Cap-Ferret, to discover the lighthouse and get a panoramic view of the basin and the ocean. But the real unmissable place in the basin is the Dune du Pilat, the highest dune in Europe. Admire, climb and appreciate this natural curiosity. Take advantage of your visit to the basin to go to the Teich ornithological reserve, a privileged place for bird watching.

Saint Emilion

This Gironde village is world famous for its vines. On foot or by bike, discover the mazes of this ancient medieval city, and in particular, its underground monolithic church, built in the 12th century. Go further inland to discover the vineyards that make this region famous.

Wine Tour

To offer you a real dive in New Aquitaine, we suggest organizing an itinerary for you to discover the most beautiful wine estates in the region. From the visit to the tasting, we organize a tailor-made Wine Tour for you. Contact us for more information.

The Citadel of Blaye

This military complex was designed by engineer Sébastien Vauban in the 17th century. During a guided tour, you will discover the defense system of Vauban, built in order to protect Bordeaux, and the secret passages of the citadel. A surprising visit awaits you.

Ocean beaches

126 kilometers of sandy beaches is what awaits you on the Atlantic coast. Beautiful walks or bike rides will allow you to discover the most beautiful beaches in the region such as Hourtin, Lacanau and Soulac. It is also an opportunity to try windsurfing, surfing, windsurfing, etc.

The Landes de Gascogne Natural Park

The park is protected, so during your bike, foot, horse or canoe trips, you are guaranteed to observe unspoiled landscapes in the Landes de Gascogne natural park. Discover the Maison de la nature, the Leyre river, the Teich reserve, beautiful hikes and other environmentally friendly activities.

Cordouan lighthouse

Discover the oldest French lighthouse still in activity, classified as a historic monument since 1862. This architectural feat was achieved on the open sea in 1611. During your visit, you will have to climb almost 300 steps to reach the summit and get an exceptional view. on the estuary, the beaches of the Médoc and the Atlantic Ocean.

Gastronomy

During your stay in Gironde, take the opportunity to taste the culinary specialties of the region such as the cannelé de Bordeaux, the well of love (pastry based on choux pastry), the macaroon in the Saint-Emilion style, the Bordeaux cork (pastry shop created in 1976), Bazas beef (from a breeding area in New Aquitaine), Bordeaux rib steak, lamprey and Arcachon oysters, not forgetting the charcuterie and cheese from the region .