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Bordeaux is perched on the estuary of the Garonne river. It's a name we associate with fine wines, and claret in particular and a visit to some of its…
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The historic region of Aquitaine takes in the whole of the south-west of France. Stretching down the Atlantic coast from La Rochelle to the Spanish border, Aquitaine encompasses Bordeaux, the Dordogne, Cognac, Biarritz, Sauternes…  with their myriad coastal, riverside and hilly landscapes. During the Middle Ages, the English and French fought hard for the region and it was these battles including the Hundred Years’ War that led to the construction of the Aquitaine châteaux.
Aquitaine chateaux
The historic region of Aquitaine takes in the whole of the south-west of France. Stretching down the Atlantic coast from La Rochelle to the Spanish border, Aquitaine encompasses Bordeaux, the Dordogne, Cognac, Biarritz, Sauternes… with their myriad coastal, riverside and hilly landscapes. During the Middle Ages, the English and French fought hard for the region and it was these battles including the Hundred Years’ War that led to the construction of the Aquitaine châteaux.
the ultimate guide to hotel bagging in aquataine, with pictures of boats and buildings
GUIDE TO HOTEL BARGING IN AQUITAINE
In this guide to hotel barging in Aquitaine discover some of the exclusive, first hand experiences of the region’s viticulture, cuisine and heritage. This corner of southwest France is home to Bordeaux, Toulouse and perhaps the world’s most renowned wine, pretty medieval villages, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and Pyrėnėes border. Aquitaine barge cruises steer you to some of the most exclusive, first hand experiences https://www.french-waterways.com/things-to-do-in-aquitaine/
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South West France fruits
As spring comes into bloom in the northern hemisphere and the fruit harvests of the southern hemisphere continue on, look ahead to autumn in Aquitaine, the garden of France, a fruit country where vineyards mix with orchards laden for ripe pickings. Experience it all, the wines, the produce, the flavours integral to the region from one of our Aquitaine cruising options: hotel barge, Bordeaux river cruise or hire boat. https://www.french-waterways.com/fruits-southwest-france/
the best things to see and do in french albiys, france - travel guide
Best French Abbeys You Need To Visit On Your Next Trip To France – French Waterways
Best French Abbeys You Need To Visit On Your Next Trip To France | French Waterways
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Fruits from the south-west of France | The region for fruit growing
8 utterly delicious fruits from Southwest France | French Waterways
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What to eat in Bordeaux
Imagine seeing out summer in the garden of France where the countryside is laden with fruit trees and, of course, vines... Beyond its world renowned wines, we can also recommend Bordeaux for its gastronomy. Come find out more:
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What to Eat in Bordeaux | Best Things to Eat in Bordeaux, Aquitaine & Gascony
From oysters to canele via some of the world's best wines. What will you eat in Bordeaux or in the countryside of Aquitaine and Gascony?
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Basin de Arcachon oysters
#1 reason to eat oysters in Aquitaine? The 350 small-scale oyster farmers there mainly produce for the surrounding area only - minimal exports. Shucks 😉
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Cruise to Bordeaux
Cruise the historic lands of Aquitaine and Gascony in south-west France aboard Saint Louis. Her style is ‘casual luxury’, and she’s a floating hotel haven of comfort and style amidst the culinary and historic delights of this fruit growing region and fascinating ‘Bastide’ area.
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Ultimate Guide to Hotel Barging in Aquitaine, France
Think you could develop a taste for canelé? In Bordeaux, the locals have developed their own recipe for this sweet morsel and adapted the usual French spelling for them too.
the ultimate guide to hotel baroging in aquataine, with pictures of boats and
The Ultimate Guide to Hotel Barging in Aquitaine
In this guide to hotel barging in Aquitaine discover some of the exclusive, first hand experiences of the region’s viticulture, cuisine and heritage.
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Best Aquitaine chateaux - Bordeaux, Dordogne, Cognac, Sauternes
The historic region of Aquitaine takes in the whole of the south-west of France. Stretching down the Atlantic coast from La Rochelle to the Spanish border, Aquitaine encompasses Bordeaux, the Dordogne, Cognac, Biarritz, Sauternes… with their myriad coastal, riverside and hilly landscapes. During the Middle Ages, the English and French fought hard for the region and it was these battles including the Hundred Years’ War that led to the construction of the Aquitaine châteaux.
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Best rivers to cruise in France | Boating holidays
Best rivers to cruise in France | Boating holidays | French Waterways
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Harvest season in Bordeaux and Saint Emilion
Harvest season in Bordeaux and Saint Emilion - Lost in Bordeaux
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Today we've moored at Temple-sur-Lot and it's as stunning as it looks. There's an omnisports centre here used by international elite rowers amongst other sports professions and amateurs. The food is as exquisite in the local restaurants as you'd imagine and there are 25km of uninterrupted waters to cruise and take it all in!