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Transhumance is always a festive time for the villages that the shepherd and their flock cross through.
Based on this tradition and with the desire to establish a major festival in this little corner of Béarn, between Bayonne, Orthez and Pau, for 20 years the Transhumance musical team has taken over Laàs castle park to offer a 4 days and 3 nights festival to the public.
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Spring is a season full of promises and can be celebrated in a myriad of fashions.
The gourmet products of Aquitaine are like gifts from nature. They often have a label of origin and they are delightful to eat. Spring means it's time for many local festivals. And here are several of them...
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The Bordeaux Wine Trail in Graves and Sauternes spans a total of fifty kilometres, to the south of Bordeaux, along the banks of the Garonne. This trail is home to some of the finest wines in the world.
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You may well have recently heard people talking about the national « Living Heritage Company » (EPV) label? This label promotes artisanal and industrial expertise of excellence as well as those companies which ensure their sustainability.
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This is the name (meaning "singing under the pines") of this festival now into its 18th edition. Each month of March, festival goers sing and listen to songs in the Landes villages.
From 27 February to 28 March, 17 villages will play host to 31 artists and groups for this edition. From A for Alexis HK to Y for Yves Jamait via the female accordion duo Délinquante or the down-to-earth jazz trio Benoît Paradis from Quebec…
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Asiatica is a unique Biarritz museum, exhibiting a rich collection of Oriental art, mainly from India and China.
During the school holidays, the museum invites children to travel to Asia by way of magical arts and words.
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Do you have projects for next year? Aquitaine can help you choose some ;)

Please feel free to browse our new magazine, Getaways: for a taste of travel.
Great photos, reports from previous visitors, all sorts of topics, places, people, ideas: the full breadth of Aquitaine in 40 pages!
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The chef Christophe Dupouy promises "a taste of what it's like to work in a Michelin-starred restaurant", with a day working with the cooks, "right in the thick of the cooking ». It's a great opportunity to learn some recipes and tricks of the gastronomic trade.
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"Andrea Branzi, pleased to meet you ... 50 years of creation", is the title of this retrospective devoted to the Italian creator, the first to be held in France.
Andrea Branzi, who was born in Florence in 1938, is a contemporary Italian architect and designer of international renown. He was a member of the Alchimia group, the radical Italian movement in 1960-1970, and then Memphis.

The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Bordeaux has brought together nearly one hundred forty pieces coming from the United States and Europe for the occasion.

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The château des Vallons guest house in Verteuil-d’Agenais between Marmande and Villeneuve-sur-Lot, has just been honoured with the national Clévacances label, with 5 keys, for its two rooms and two suites.
It is the 50th in France to have received this distinction and the first in Lot-et-Garonne.
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