Aquitaine is found in the south-west corner of France. It reaches Spain at its southern frontier, and the Atlantic Ocean runs along the western edge of the region. It is a fascinating region of France with a diverse range of environments, from long surfing beaches to medieval villages in deep wooded valleys which can all be enjoyed on a self catering Aquitaine holiday rentals break.
Gironde is a current region in Auitaine, It is well known for the Côte d'Argent beach which is Europe's longest, attracting many surfers to Lacanau each year. It is also the birth place of Jacques-Yves Cousteau who studied the sea and all forms of life in water.
Having the advantage of both sea and mountains, the Pyrénées-Atlantiques offer a great variety of places of interest to discover. The mountains are great for biking, as well as the seaside resorts on the coastal area.
The region is easily accessible from the UK and Ireland with daily flights from main international airports. You could of course let the Eurostar take you through the Channel Tunnel and enjoy the experience of French train travel on your way to your destination.
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