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Southwest France is farming France, a green and peaceful land nurturing crops from sunflowers to foie gras - Bordeaux wines and Cognac. Visitors are mainly drawn to the wide Atlantic beaches, the ski slopes of the Pyrenees and the rural calm of the Dordogne.

Southwest France Hotels

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• Aquitaine

Aquitaine Hotels, Southwest France

Aquitaine is one of the 26 regions of France, in the south-southwestern part of France. Aquitaine is bounded to the south by Spain, to the east by Midi-Pyrenees, to the north by Poitou-Charentes and Limousin and to the southwest by the Atlantic Ocean (Bay of Biscay) …

• Midi-Pyrenees

Midi-Pyrenees Hotels, Southwest France

Midi-Pyrenees is the largest region of metropolitan France by area, larger than the Netherlands or Denmark. Midi-Pyrenees has no historical or geographical unity. It is one of the regions of France created artificially in the late 20th century to serve as an hinterland and zone of influence for its capital, Toulouse …

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• Bordeaux

Bordeaux Hotels, Aquitaine, France

Bordeaux is the world's major wine industry capital. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the 8th century. The historic part of the city is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as 'an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble' of the 18th century …

• Toulouse

Toulouse Hotels, France

Toulouse, known as the Ville Rose (Pink City) for its distinctive brick architecture, is host to a rich and diverse culture. It has a thriving scene of unusually beautiful graffiti, with the painter Miss Van at its forefront. In sports, it boasts a respected rugby team, Stade Toulousain …


• Lourdes

Lourdes Hotels, France

In 1858, a 14 year old girl, Bernadette Soubirous, observed visions of the Virgin Mary at the Grotte Massabielle. Today, Lourdes is one of the most important shrines in Europe, and millions visit each year in search of miracle cures. Visit the Grottes de Betharram …

• Biarritz

Biarritz Hotels, Aquitaine, France

Biarritz is a luxurious seaside town and is popular with tourists and surfers. Biarritz has long made its fortune from the sea: as a whaling settlement from the twelfth century onwards, in the 18th century doctors recommended that the ocean at Biarritz had therapeutic properties …



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The Southwest region was first cultivated by the Romans and had a flourishing wine trade long before the Bordeaux area was planted. As the port city of Bordeaux became established, wines from the "High Country" would descend via the tributaries of the Dordogne and Garonne …

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South West France or in French Sud-Ouest, is a wine region in France covering several wine-producing areas situated respectively inland from, and south of, the wine region of Bordeaux. These areas, which have a total of 40,000 acres of vineyards, consist of several discontinuous wine 'islands' throughout the Aquitaine region, and more or less to the west of the Midi-Pyrénées region. …

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