A Historical Estate Amid the Bordeaux Vines
Day trips open up many more possibilities and here are a few examples.
There are so many things to do in Bordeaux, including the Cité du Vin, rue Sainte Catherine for shopping, the Grand Théâtre, the Jardin Public, the Place de la Boursee, which includes the Palais de la Bourse and the Hôtel des Fermes and the magnificent Cathedral.
Arcachon & Cap Ferret
Arcachon is a seaside resort town known for oyster harvesting. On a headland dotted with pine trees, Cap Ferret is a chic residential area with swimming and surfing beaches like Plage de l’Horizon.
These beautiful gardens are about 2 hours away and are best seen at dusk when candles line the main paths.
Sarlat Le Canada
Follow the Dordogne river to this beautiful old town with some terrific restaurants and plenty of atmosphere a little over two hours away.
Stroll around the picturesque houses, admire the stunning views, visit the Chateau de Gageac overlooking the Dordogne or go canoeing on the river.
Dune du Pilat
The Dune of Pilat is the tallest sand dune in Europe giving a magical view of the ocean. It is located in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area.
Camino de Santiago
Two steps of the Santiago de Compostela Pilgrimage can be found close to Gensac: one is in Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, the other is Pineuilh. The trail is called the Voie de Vézelay.
24290 Montgnac – discover the breath-taking reconstitution of the Lascaux cave, the atmosphere, the humidity and the lights are recreated so that you feel immersed in the depths of the earth. The visit is interactive.
Matevana Adventure Park
Matevana in Frontenac is the perfect place to enjoy a day in family. There are outdoor activities for everyone from zip line to the adventure golf, climbing cliff to archery.
10-ha park at “La Menuse” 24260 Le Bugue/ Vézère with a large aquatic area, with different pools and slides of all sizes