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Gironde

La Gironde is the largest department in France - 126 kms of sandy coast backed by 480,000 hectares of pine trees to the east. Inland there are numerous lakes and rivers.

The Gironde estuary is the largest in Europe and is the only place you'll find the endangered sturgeon species. This is wine country with Bordeaux at its centre. In total there are 57 wines labelled AOC - Bordeaux, Sauternes, Medoc & St-Emilion to name but a few.

This is also a department where different periods of history are engraved in its stone.

Gothic, Roman, military & religious architecture - a feast for the eyes, especially the bastides in Creon, Cadillac and Libourne.

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Days Out in Gironde
  • Parc Ornithologique at Le Teich - visit this fantastic sanctuary for some of Europe's rarest birds. Bird watchers can take one of two walks for further observation.
  • Art in Bordeaux at Musee des Beaux-arts - the Hotel de Ville is home to the Musee des Beaux-Arts where you'll find a fantastic collection of works by Rubens, Delacroix, Renoir, Matisse and others.
  • Wine tasting Bordeaux - visit one of the 5000 chateaux or wine properties where grapes and grown and harvested or take wine-tasting classes in the summer at the Maison du Vin near St-Emilion.
  • A family day out at Dune du Pilat - visit the largest sand dune in Europe which runs south of the Bassin d'Arcachon for almost 2 miles.
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2 star ratingDomaine du Moulin des Sandaux Le Forestier
( Self Catering )

Saint-Andre-et-Appelles 33220

Domaine du Moulin des Sandaux Le ForestierA magnificent wooded park in ?Purple Périgord" (Périgord Pourpre) with its infrastructure built around an old, 17th century m...

2 star ratingDomaine du Moulin des Sandaux Le Mobilité Réduite
( Self Catering )

Saint-Andre-et-Appelles 33220

Domaine du Moulin des Sandaux Le Mobilité RéduiteA magnificent wooded park in ?Purple Périgord" (Périgord Pourpre) with its infrastructure built around an old, 17th century m...

2 star ratingDomaine du Moulin des Sandaux Le Charlay
( Self Catering )

Saint-Andre-et-Appelles 33220

Domaine du Moulin des Sandaux Le CharlayA magnificent wooded park in ?Purple Périgord" (Périgord Pourpre) with its infrastructure built around an old, 17th century m...

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