Nouvelle-Aquitaine is a wonderful vacation destination. In the heart of dream landscapes, the opportunities are endless in the largest region of France.
Between Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes, New Aquitaine offers a diversity of landscapes, cities, monuments and emotions to share with loved ones.
Cities not to be missed in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Bordeaux, Biarritz, La Rochelle, Sarlat, Limoges, Pau or even Poitiers ... The big cities of Nouvelle-Aquitaine their roots are plunged into the history of their territory. Yet they are also resolutely turned towards the future. In the bustling Bordeaux, discover the Museum of History and Civilizations, or the Cité du Vin. In Limoges, then succumb to the pleasures of the land. Finally in Poitiers, Futuroscope renews its offer for ever more thrills.
Unmissable natural sites
In New Aquitaine, the choice of natural sites is vast. Ocean, mountains, plains and plateaus draw sumptuous landscapes. Mountain side, the Pyrenees and the Pic du Midi d'Ossau, or the Massif Central and the ways of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle. Ocean side, the wild coastline of the Basque coast gives way to long sandy beaches. The Landes, the Gironde, Charente-Maritime are resolutely turned towards the ocean. Do not miss elsewhere the ascent of the impressive Dune du Pilat. Your reward will be the extraordinary view at its top. On the countryside side, then Lot-et-Garonne, the Dordogne, Corrèze, Creuse… Finally, in the north of the region, Charentes, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne reveal their unique landscapes.
The emblematic historic sites of Nouvelle Aquitaine
En New Aquitaine, no less than five destinations are listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. Bordeaux - Port de la Lune, the jurisdiction of Saint-Émilion, the abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe… But also the sites and decorated caves of the Vézère valley, or the roads of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle will leave you all speechless. In the Dordogne, discover the castles and bastides. South of Limoges, the ruins of Châlucet castle in the heart of the Ligoure forest, you embark on medieval adventures. In Oléron, the Chassiron lighthouse takes you to meet sailors.