Gironde estuary (1 minute 52) Logo Youtube(7/12/2010)

Formed due to the meeting of the Garonne and the Dordogne rivers, the Gironde estuary is the largest estuary in Europe, measuring 75 kilometres in length from the Bec d’Ambès to the mouth of the estuary. On each bank of the estuary, you will discover an unspoilt natural environment, fauna, flora, cliffs, islands and a major cultural and maritime heritage. Marinas, lighthouses, fishing nets, and forts, including the famous masterpiece of Vauban and the citadels of Blaye... the estuary boasts a multitude of symbolic features which are truly beyond compare.
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