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Between Land and Sea, from Bordeaux vineyards to the Basque Country via the Arcachon Bay, Aquitaine offers a wide range of landscapes and flavors to the traveler who will take the time to discover it.
Rather flat around Bordeaux and near the Atlantic Ocean, the roads become steeper towards the Dordogne or approaching the Basque Country and the Pyrenees.
Land of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France before becoming Queen of England, the southwest of France is renowned for its art of living and its traditions. Local products and wines are the pride of its inhabitants: foie gras, canelés, oysters, Armagnac, Sauterne wines, Graves, Saint-Emilion, Grands vins de Bordeaux … many names and appellations that make the taste buds salivate !
Culture and art are not left out with many festivals and exhibitions during the summer season, highlighting local history but also contemporary artists. As for heritage, the many castles but also the cities of character will make you travel back in time.
Many greenways cross Aquitaine and more broadly the southwest. With vineyards as far as the eye can see around Bordeaux, through the preserved natural reserves and along the ocean beaches, the Vélodyssée and the Canal des 2 Mers by bike invite you to cross the region on signposted and secured routes. More than 1000 km of cycle paths on 52 greenways, the largest regional network in France!
If the beaches of the Southwest attract many vacationers every summer, it is largely thanks to the semi-oceanic climate that is relatively hot compared to the rest of France. The winters are mild and in summer the temperature regularly exceeds 30° C in the afternoon. In autumn, the south wind sometimes brings dry and rather hot weather for the season.
Given the extent of the region, it is difficult to enjoy all its attractions at one time:
Dear Fabien, All the tour was very good and amusing. Beautiful landscape, nice people, good hotels and food. I do not really have one particular moment to remenber (a part from my accident) ... and then I will remember always all tour with homesickness. I take this occasion to give you my congratulation for the very well organized tour we had. Was e real pleasure to bike in Bretagne. I would also like to thank you for the support and assistance you provided me for my incident Thank you for your professional and human attitude you have in doing your job and I hope to bike again with your organization. Please say hallo to your colleague, monsieur ….. (I don’t remember his name) that accompanied me with the car to St-Brieuc. Best regards (07/2012)
Hi David, Geoff and I are now back in Canada having thoroughly enjoyed our cycling trip. The bikes were excellent and we did not have any mechanical issues with them. They were a joy to ride. The daily distance was perfect for us as well. The paniers were also great and provided enough room for our daily needs. The accommodation was excellent and our bags were always ready when we arrived. We also took in many of your suggestions for places to eat and they were great recommendations. We ate well over the week with wonderful seafood. Thanks also for your assistance in getting us to Saint Malo and for assisting us retrieve our passports !! (...) Thanks again for a great week and all the best. I would recommend Abicyclette to others. Prudence (08/2018)
Hi Fabien, Overall, we liked the experience very much and will recommend your company and service to other friends. with best regards, we had a great time (09/2015)
That was really the best vacation we ever had! Where should we go this summer? I would love to do another trip this year. Do you have any great itinerary ideas for us? We have 7 inches of snow here right now, and the temperature is MINUS 5 degree F. with a windchill of MINUS 19! Chilly!! xxx (07/2009)
Hi Fabien, Thank you for a most lovely organised trip on the Brest Canal last week with Annick. We live in Somerset UK near Exmoor and we welcome you to visit and stay anytime to cycle our hills!!! We all had a great time and good Hotels food and wine. Yours sincerely. (05/2015)
Dear Caroline, I just wanted to say a big Thank you to you and all involved in helping to make my husband and friends birthday trip so good. They came back full of delight and great stories and I know they all had a fantastic time. We would definitely recommend you and your company, Thank you again Kind regards xxx (07/2015)