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Bike rides in world-famous vineyards, an immersion in the exceptional heritage of the UNESCO city of Bordeaux, gastronomic and oenological initiations, well-being stay on the Atlantic Coast, nature getaway and charming villages in the Dordogne Valley, golf sessions and surfing on the mythical beaches of Biarritz-Pays Basque… You’ll be enthralled by The destinations of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, symbols of a particular art of living!
Discovery of Cognac between know-how and heritage - Between vines and cycling on the Bordeaux wine route - Discover Bordeaux, an elegant and effervescent city - Epicurean stay in Bordeaux - Wine tourism and river discoveries in Bordeaux - From the city to the ocean, surf and golf around Bordeaux - Exceptional enchanted stay in the heart of the Cognac vineyards - Between nature and heritage in the Dordogne Valley - Surfing, wellness and yoga on the Atlantic Coast
Located in the centre of Cognac, a Town of Art and History since 2012, Hotel François Premier **** is a real place of character, steeped in history, which will welcome you in a decor that is both modern and refined. You will enjoy the charm dining at La Belle Epoque restaurant, on its wisteria-covered patio. Two exclusive and commented tours will allow you to learn more about the making of the famous “nectar of the gods”. At the Royal Castle of Cognac, you will visit the aging cellars and the private apartments of King François Premier, born in Cognac. Your visit to the Frères Moine, gold medalists at the 2020 Wine Tourism Trophies, will immerse you in the heart of the house’s luxury and know-how.
Get ready for an authentic week in the heart of the six Bordeaux wine regions aboard the Aquitaine Croisières cyclo-cruise . On your cycling journey, take advantage of your freedom to visit the castles, discover the various wines and admire the historical monuments on the way. During your stopover in Entre-Deux-Mers, tantalize your palate with a tasting of 5 AOC wines at the Maison des Vins de Cadillac, 18th century Carthusian monastery.
Gateway to Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Bordeaux, with its Unesco heritage and new neighborhoods, Garonne riverbanks and pedestrian streets will seduce you with its rich heritage, its modernity and cultural effervescence. Close to the historic Chartrons district, you will stay at the new Radisson Blu Hotel **** whose panoramic view from the rooftop will amaze you. From the city centre, set off on an excursion to the Saint-Emilion vineyard and become a wine expert with « A la française", with several workshops, tours and a complimentary picnic on the program. In the evening, Bordeaux lights up and offers you a sumptuous spectacle! Climb aboard your 2CV with « 4 roues sous 1 parapluie » and take advantage of its convertible roof to (re) discover the emblematic sites of the city.
During your stay in Bordeaux, be enchanted by the pleasures of the city and its remarkable gastronomy. Le Burdigala **** hotel, a modern gem nestled in the heart of Bordeaux, celebrates the simple pleasures of life and is a symbol of the region’s art of living. In the village of Saint-Emilion, discover Les Cordeliers with an electric tuk tuk tour of the Cloître and its underground passages, followed by a 2-glass tasting session and a full picnic. Last but not least, listen to the story of the city's unmissable monuments by sailing with Burdigala Cruises in the Port de la Lune and along the quayside facades registered as Unesco World Heritage.
A few minutes from the historic centre of Bordeaux, you will stay in the heart of the new eco-district of Bassins à Flot within the tourist residence Mer & Golf City Bordeaux-Bassins afloat. Bike rides along the quays, visit of the city centre, introduction to local gastronomy… your stay will be rich in discoveries!
Wine lovers, live a unique experience at the heart of Château Pape Clément: stay at the château, visit the estate, make, bottle and take home your very own personalized wine!
To end the day, take the a Burdigala cruise aboard the Aquitania, for a river trip that will make enable you to discover Bordeaux in an original way, as you have never seen it!
Located in the historic Chartrons district with a typical Bordeaux atmosphere, the Mercure Bordeaux Chartrons **** hotel is built in the old cellars of a great wine house. Enjoy its proximity to the Quais de Garonne and its shops, cafes and restaurants. From the quays, embark aboard the Burdigala at the rhythm of the tides for a day full of adventure and discover the richness of the landscapes over the water.
In Lacanau, a surfing destination par excellence, stay in a green setting in the heart of an 80 hectare pine forest at the Best Western Golf Hotel, whose restaurant overlooks the golf course of the estate.
At the heart of the Cognac vineyards , one of the oldest in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, you will stay at the luxurious Hotel & Spa Chais Monnet, with a gourmet restaurant, a Jazz Bar and a wellness area. Cultivating a certain art of living, the Chais Monnet strives at all times to present you a place of excellence, combining rich heritage and modernity, for a relaxing stay. With XO Madame, travel the roads of the vineyard in a 2CV, meet a wine-maker-distiller, step inside the distillery and aging cellars, and have a picnic among the vines . You will discover exceptional know-how and unravel all the secrets of Cognac and Pineau during of your visit to Frères Moine, gold medalists at the 2020 Wine Tourism Trophies.
The Dordogne Valley is a fascinating destination combining natural treasures, historical sites and renowned gastronomy. During your stay, you will enjoy the exceptional natural environment and the many outdoor activities at Camping de Rouffiac ***. During the VIP private tour of Lascaux IV, you will discover this gem of the parietal art, accompanied by your mediator, a 2 hour exceptional experience! End the day with a private guided tour of the Most Beautiful Villages of the Dordogne Valley from Sarlat and a barge ride with Ophorus that will immerse you in the charm of old stones.
Get ready for a relaxing stay in the heart of nature on the Atlantic Coast. Located just 1 kilometre from the ocean, the certified eco-label Camping Blue Ocean **** campsite welcomes you with an eco-responsible approach for a rejuvenating stay with many low-impact activities. You will discover an incredible diversity of landscapes, between sand dunes, the Landes forest and great lakes. In the immediate vicinity, do not miss a visit to Biarritz-Pays Basque, to explore the legendary beaches and the best surf spots, the culture and the local gastronomy.