About this region
In Aquitaine, France Hotel Guide offers a choice of hundreds of hotels, in Bordeaux, in Pau, and also in resorts like Arcachon, Biarritz, Bayonne, or in Sarlat. You will find on France Hotel Guide luxury hotels or cheap hotels, hotels with discount to book a hotel room at the lowest price.
Aquitaine, located in the south-west of France, offers a lot diversity. It is of course famous for Bordeaux wines which include some of the greatest grands crus in the world, like Chateau Laffite, Chateau Margaux or St Emilion. The city of Bordeaux, the largest in Aquitaine and also the world capital for wine, bestows superb 18th-century architecture, part of Unesco's world heritage. A few miles from there, you can already go to beautiful beaches: Aquitaine has in fact 250 km of sand beaches along the ocean, the largest such in Europe, all the way down to Biarritz, one of Europe's best surfing spot. Carry on a bit more, and you will reach the Pyrenees mountains where you can wander about in the Basque and Bearn valleys, along the Spanish border, ski in the winter time or hike in the summer. Aquitaine is also endowed with a dazzling heritage: medieval villages, bastide towns, castles, especially along the Dordogne and Lot rivers are so charming. Finally, football or rugby fans will not be disappointed: the famous Girondins de Bordeaux team is year after year in the top of the French football league, same for rugbymen from Biarritz, Pau and Dax.
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