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For foreigners, it's clear that this region sums up the French Way of Life.
What is the common link between Cyrano de Bergerac and the wise Montaigne; between the rivers of the Béarn and the hillside vineyards of the Garonne; and between the sunlight of Arcachon Bay and the darkness of Eyzies, whose cave paintings date back 15,000 years? At first glance, nothing. Yet French people from other parts of the country readily admit that the Southwest has an outstanding quality of life, where the livestock farming, wine-making, liquor distilling and gastronomy bring the pleasures of the spirit with those of the body. Judge for yourself: come and discover Aquitaine and its "pays" (Agenais, Périgord, the Basque Country, Entre-deux-Mers and the Médoc)!
You will fall under the spell of other pleasures, too. Here are 300 km of sand-dunes washed by the surf of the Atlantic Ocean and, just behind them, a sea of pines. Here are the Pyrenees, lively torrents and the gorges of the Périgord. and here is Bordeaux and its world-famous vineyards...
Lot et Garonne