Pine forests, the huge beaches of Les Landes, green valleys, the sheer cliffs of the Côte Basque and the Pyrenees nature reserve mean this region has all sorts of activities for all age groups.
Aquitaine is above all the departure point for a trip back into prehistory, and is home to Palaeolithic remains such as the world-famous Grottes de Lascaux. A camping holiday in Aquitaine means walking in the footsteps of our ancestors.
The region shows evidence of various different eras. Throughout his history, man has left his mark in Aquitaine. You'll find towns with Roman architecture, while some of the less ancient towns bear the marks of settlement by the English. Bordeaux has retained all its 18th century glory, while some of the other towns take you back to the Hundred Years War, and others such as Saint-Emilion stem from the Middle Ages.
A camping holiday in Aquitaine means discovering the original home of winemaking in France. Here, some of the country's most highly-rated wines are made. Its gentle climate and light rain, which occurs at intervals throughout the year, means vines are able to produce exceptional fruit. Winemaking outings are organised so that you can come and discover some of France's finest vineyards on foot, by bike or even on horseback.
Its varied landscapes, mountains, coast and plains provide the setting for a plethora of different activities that'll suit the requirements of all age groups.
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