For a better visual image of Aquitaine. Where it is in Europe, its lines of communication, the distances between the main towns and cities, its climate, together with a brief presentation of its heritage and its major natural and cultural sites. A good way to discover what Aquitaine has to offer. It will make you want to come!
Available in bilingual French/English edition.
Tourist map of Aquitaine 2013 (French & English - 3,819 ko)
Aquitaine, you won't want to leave – 2012
Here is the second issue of our general brochure in the form of a magazine… not just for the ladies!
Gentlemen, too, will find ideas for canoe trips on the Vézère, vineyard visits with activities for kids too, ecological hotels and campsites for your next family holidays or unusual B & Bs at nice prices, plus information about the prehistoric sites of the Valley of Mankind and a portfolio providing inspiration to write some romantic verses to your loved one.
It also features sports packages, gourmet delights with Chef Michel Trama or suggestions for cookery courses and other opportunities just waiting to be discovered…
And in honour of the wide open spaces of Aquitaine, after the cover of our first issue dedicated to the coast, this time we head for the Pyrenees!
The French edition is now only accessible as a download, but the German, Dutch, English and Spanish paper versions are still available.Aquitaine, you won't want to leave - 2012 (English - 4,170 ko)
Sunday Telegraph supplement - 2011
Have a look at this 16 pages guide published with "The Sunday Telegraph" and dedicated to Aquitaine and its numerous tourist assets such as Bordeaux and its wines, the Basque Country, the Dordogne and its medieval castles and villages.... just to name a few.
So for your next holidays, come to Aquitaine !!Sunday Telegraph supplement (English - 5 650 ko)
Aquitaine, you won’t want to leave – 2010
Finally, the magazine that all tourists have been waiting for! The new Aquitaine brochure takes the attractive form of a women’s magazine. It features an abundance of ideas for excursions, holidays and other sensational trips in the land of wine, as well as recommendations for pleasant places to stay on a budget, a holiday horoscope, recipes and a portfolio of the most beautiful views along the coast. And if you want to find out what type of holidaymaker you are, turn to page 16 and take the test! Available online only in French, English and Spanish.Aquitaine, you won’t want to leave (English - 2 479 ko)Aquitaine, you won’t want to leave (French - 2 447 ko)Aquitaine, you won’t want to leave (Spanish - 2 519 ko)
Bike ride through Aquitaine – 2013
For this third edition of our bicycle tourism map around the region, we have retained the majority of cycling routes, paths, green trails, bicycle stations and other important information, with a few favourites, new theme rides, major trails and circuit ideas.
From Bordeaux to the Pyrenees, from the Garonne Canal to the Bergerac vineyards, from the Arcachon Basin Tower to the Vélodyssée, right along the Atlantic coastline, there is no shortage of reasons to jump on your bike in Aquitaine.
This new edition is available in French and English, the previous editions are still available in German, Spanish and Dutch.The tourist map "Aquitaine by cycle" - 2013 (English - 3.683 ko)The tourist map "Aquitaine by cycle" - 2013 (French - 3.674 ko)
Aquitaine, season in the sun - 2010
Have a look at this 16 pages guide published with "The Independent" and dedicated to Aquitaine and its numerous tourist assets such as Bordeaux and its wines, the Basque Country, the Dordogne and its medieval castles and villages.... just to name a few. Aquitaine, season in the sun - The Independent (English - 3,970 ko)
So for your next holidays, come to Aquitaine !!
Aquitaine’s wine regions: the keys to successful sightseeing - 2010
This is the third brochure on the wine regions of the South-West (see the other two below), filled with advice, insider tips and great deals to help make your visit to Aquitaine’s vineyards a success.
The brochure takes a thematic approach to the region and its charms, including the unique character of the vineyards (famous Bordeaux châteaux, vines overlooking the ocean, the rolling countryside of Bergerac and Jurançon…), the beautifully-preserved natural environment, the richness of the cultural and historical heritage, the quality of the regional produce and the many famous wine-related attractions.
‘Taste’, ‘Discover’, ‘Share’ and ‘Enjoy’ are the four themes of this beautifully illustrated guide.
Click on the links to visit external sites. To get back to the brochure, use the ‘Back’ button on your browser.
Also available in French, German and Spanish.Aquitaine’s wine regions: the keys to successful sightseeing - 2010 (English - 4.184 ko)Aquitaine’s wine regions: the keys to successful sightseeing - 2010 (German - 4.349 ko)Aquitaine’s wine regions: the keys to successful sightseeing - 2010 (French - 4.146 ko)
In the Aquitaine countryside - 2009
You may already know about our region for its ocean beaches and gigantic lakes. But Aquitaine also has plenty to offer further inland.
This is the latest in the line of tourist maps giving you ideas for holidays in a green, rustic, gourmet setting where nature reigns and many of the locals are expert craftsmen.
Along the Wine Routes, from fortified town to characterful village, on a horse farm or a cycling track running through the vines, this map will whet your appetite for green tourism in Aquitaine!
The French edition is now only accessible as a download, but the English paper version is still available. The tourist map "Countryside in the Aquitaine" (English - 2 972 ko)The tourist map "Countryside in the Aquitaine" (French - 2 977 ko)
L'Aquitaine, "The South at its Best" - 2004
For an initial contact with Aquitaine: this magazine, with articles illustrated by magnificent photographs, proudly presents the many assets of the region. From the Pilat dune to Château Bonaguil, from the Lascaux caves to the Bordeaux vineyards, from the Cordouan lighthouse to the wonders of Basque country, Aquitaine is yours for the enjoying.
Available online only in English, French, German, Dutch and Spanish.L'Aquitaine, "The South at its Best" (French - 4 011 ko)L'Aquitaine, "The South at its Best" (English - 2 074 ko)L'Aquitaine, "The South at its Best" (German - 3 992 ko)L'Aquitaine, "The South at its Best" (Spanish - 2 061 ko)L'Aquitaine, "The South at its Best" (Dutch - 6 876 ko)
Heavenly Detours - 2007
Heavenly wine toursThat is the name of our latest wine tourism brochure just off the presses.
The magazine section takes you on a voyage of discovery of 1,001 sites along some original itineraries around wine regions in all 5 départements of the region, from wineryies to museums and villages to festivals.
And to organise your next stay in Aquitaine, the central section has all the practical information you need about accommodation, holiday packages, places for wine-tasting, museums, golf courses…
Welcome to THE wine country!
Available online only in French, English and German.Heavenly Detours, the magazine section (English - 4 464 ko)Heavenly Detours, the central section (English - 6 576 ko)Heavenly Detours, the magazine section (German - 4 629 ko)Heavenly Detours, the central section (German - 6 873 ko)Heavenly Detours, the magazine section (French - 4 734 ko)Heavenly Detours, the central section (French - 6 680 ko)
Aquitaine, all about wine - 2005
This was the first brochure we made on the subject, in January 2005: an introduction to the wonderful world of wine in Aquitaine. Six chapters take a look at the strong links between tourism and wine over the region as a whole: presentation of the different wine areas, excursions and activities, history and heritage, accommodation and gastronomy, art and wine, crafts and festivals … The brochure is illustrated by a great many photos showing all the beauty and diversity of our landscapes and the architecture fashioned over the centuries by the presence of vines in the region. Available online only in French, English and German. NB: the information in this practical guidebook has not been updated and may therefore be a little out of date.Aquitaine, all about wine (English - 4 556 ko)Aquitaine, all about wine (German - 4 108 ko)Aquitaine, all about wine (French - 4 007 ko)
Weekends in town in Aquitaine - 2008
Warning, this tourist map will make you want to take a break in Aquitaine!
Bayonne, Bordeaux, Pau and Périgueux are four major hubs, each offering their own special atmosphere, history, heritage and secrets…
Our leaflet will give you the keys to these towns: the walk you simply have to do, places to visit, the best times to come and, of course, the unforgettable shopping experiences… You will find useful tips and ideas for a perfect weekend.
Our towns will enchant you!
The English edition is now only accessible as a download, but the French and Spanish paper versions are still available. The tourist map "Weekends in town in Aquitaine" (English - 2 209 ko)The tourist map "Weekends in town in Aquitaine" (French - 2 218 ko)The tourist map "Weekends in town in Aquitaine" (Spanish - 2,311 ko)
Golf in Aquitaine - 2008
A new tourist map showing the golf courses in Aquitaine completes the collection that also includes cycling and well-being.
Close to towns or out in the countryside, all 48 courses in the region are listed and six of them are described in more detail.
Most courses offer accommodation, and many have a spa... Golf passes, turnkey breaks, specialist incoming agencies… You will find all the info you need to give yourself a break at the ideal golf course.The tourist map "Golf in Aquitaine" (English - 2 177 ko)The tourist map "Golf in Aquitaine" (French - 2 194 ko)
Well-being in Aquitaine - 2008
The collection of tourist maps continues: after cycle tourism comes well-being. It is a word that fits perfectly with Aquitaine… The map lists the thalassotherapy centres, the thermal bath resorts and the establishments that have a spa. From the Médoc to Béarn via Lot-et-Garonne and the Landes, without forgetting the Basque Coast, we also propose a few "turnkey" breaks. Come and discover our region and its benefits for your body!
The French edition is now only accessible as a download, but the English paper version is still availableThe tourist map "Well-being in Aquitaine" (English - 3 064 ko)The tourist map "Well-being in Aquitaine" (French - 3 066 ko)
Assiette et Café de Pays - 2010
This label today (May 2010) brings together 121 restaurateurs and 32 cafe owners all with the same desire: to share their knowledge and their love for the terroir.
Taste the high-quality local specialities in a convivial atmosphere, find out about the history of the village, the surrounding heritage or the events not to be missed - this is the philosophy of the place.
The brochure is general documentation. To find out about the 153 participating establishments, visit the website http://aquitaine.bienvenueaupays.fr
Available in French version only.Assiette et Café de Pays (French - 1 240 ko)
Gourmet crafts in Aquitaine - 2007
Dairy produce, sea produce, conserves, meat, drinks, desserts and a whole host of specialities…
This guidebook gives you the details of 87 producers who have signed the "Artisans gourmands d’Aquitaine" charter, a guarantee of quality. A feast awaits you wherever you are in Aquitaine!
Published by the Aquitaine Regional Chamber of Trades and Crafts along with the local chambers, the guidebook comes in French and English and is available as a download only.Gourmet crafts in Aquitaine (French & English - 1 014 ko)
HandiPlus Aquitaine - 2006
Focusing on 7 tourist trails accessible to the disabled, this guidebook lists the accommodation, activities, sightseeing and cultural venues bearing the ‘Tourism & handicaps’ or ‘Handi Plage’ labels.
Because this guidebook is very heavy, we have split it into two downloadable parts: the first for the circuits entitled Périgord Colours, the Wine Route in Gironde, Gourmet Trip in Lot-et-Garonne; and the second with Water Sport and Leisure, Discovery of the Basque Country, Nature and Discovery in Béarn, and Skiing, Leisure and Snow.HandiPlus Aquitaine, first part (French - 3 021 ko)HandiPlus Aquitaine; second part (French - 3 792 ko)
Aquitaine on Horseback - 2006
To travel down the trails of Aquitaine, on horseback. This edition, prepared in cooperation with the Equestrian Regional Tourist Board, offers ideas for 1 to 7 day stays and excursions, together with all the addresses you need to organise your weekend or your holiday.
Bilingual French/English edition (online only).
Aquitaine on Horseback (French & English - 1 310 ko)