It bills itself as “the other south of France“, but those who come to Aquitaine will be astounded by the richness and diversity of its geography.

The coastline of the Atlantic coast is the dominant physical feature of this vast region, where you’ll be able to discover Bordeaux, Périgord, the Basque Country, the Pyrénées and Europe’s largest forest among othe things.

Before going to Aquitaine, familiarize yourself with its history and gastronomy.