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To illustrate the 9th edition of this wonderful event, we will take you to Seignosse, a seaside village and resort on the southern coast of the Landes, between white sandy beaches, lakes and a pine forest.
From 12 April to 12 May, around fifty or so events will take place, with some being exclusively during Le Printemps des Landes and others all year round, at attractive prices.
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Would you like to learn how to prune your fruit trees? Maybe you wish you could reproduce that special tart or duck recipe at home? Fancy trying your hand at heliciculture (snail breeding)? Want to know all about the cultivation of saffron?
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Perhaps online, or in the London tube, perhaps you’ve already seen these banners inviting you to take part in your very own Tour de France – or perhaps just Aquitaine ;)
Aquitaine is promoting itself and showing you a host of ideas for your coming holidays.
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Panoramika is the name given to the series of events organised for celebrating 90 years of the La Rhune mountain (905m) train in the Basque Country. An artistic, musical and tasty programme, starting now until the train closes for the winter on 11 November.
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Amongst the many gourmet specialities in Aquitaine, this is without doubt one of the crunchiest!
La Chantéracoise biscuit factory has been established in Périgord Blanc, near Périgueux, since the 1960s. It is the last remaining artisanal biscuit factory in France!
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This is the name (meaning "singing under the pines") of this festival now into its 17th edition. Each month of March, festival goers sing and listen to songs in the Landes villages.
From 1 to 29 March, 16 villages will play host to 29 artists and groups for this 17th edition. From A for Aissate to Z for Zed Van not to mention Bazbaz, Liz Cherhal, Giedre or a Swedish band who dusts off some standards…
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The City of Bergerac, lying to the south of Perigord, was recently awarded the label of City of Art and History.
Awarding the promotion of historical heritage, protection of the lifestyle and natural heritage and the care made in contemporary creation, this label guarantees a stay filled with wonderful discoveries.
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As Basque traditions go, the sagardotegi (cider-houses) may be less well-known than the region's songs and Pelota matches, but they're no less historic…
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For four years the north wing of Bordeaux Fine Arts Museum has been closed. On 19 December, it reopened, after full renovation and reorganisation, whilst the south wing has also undergone something of a makeover.

You are invited to walk around and look at the 274 paintings and 58 sculptures from the Renaissance to the late 20th Century. Throughout the various exhibit rooms, cast in the light of the original glazing, you can discover masterpieces of Oriental art, from Véronèse to Picasso, as well as witnessing work from the Flemish, English, and Italian schools and not to mention the many great artists born in Bordeaux (Rosa Bonheur, Odilon Redon, Albert Marquet, André Lhote, Roger Bissière...).
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Whether you are a connoisseur, a well-travelled wine taster, an occasional drinker or holidaymaker in Aquitaine for other reasons than the many wines on offer -, this dual website and mobile app will guide you around the endless discoveries on offer in our region.
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