CADILLAC
The town of Cadillac lies in the centre of the region and was built in the 13th Century as a walled city. Cadillac has good shops, several restaurants and busy Saturday market.
BORDEAUX
Bordeaux, a major port and capital of Aquitaine, lies on the banks of the Garonne River. It is a vibrant city with a grand theatre and a number of museums. It also has an excellent selection of shops, restaurants and cafes. A new tram system has recently opened which allows good access to all areas.
ARCACHON AND THE DUNE DU PILAT
The basin d’Arcachon is an hour away, and the coast is well knows for the excellent surf. The town of Arcachon is lively, especially in summer. There are many restaurants and bars along the boardwalk, and a good variety of shops. The Dune is a short distance along the coast from Arcachon and is well worth a visit. It is the largest sand dune in Europe – nearly 2 miles long and 340 ft high.
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