Aquitaine accommodation - Travel information for the beautiful region of Aquitaine, South West France.
Lying in the southwestern corner of France, Aquitaine is a region famed for its wine, its beaches and its countryside. The southern part of the region is mostly low lying; the northern part of Aquitaine which includes the Dordogne, is a hillier area, famed for its gourmet cuisine,its picturesque villages, and its historic sites. The middle band of the region, following the line of the Gironde estuary, is low-lying land, and one of the most famous wine-producing areas in France. Aquitaine is a region that is popular for cycle tourism: two long distance cycle routes, the Atlantic cycleway and the Atlantic-Mediterranean cycle route cross the region. In Aquitaine, both are largely on dedicated surfaced cycle routes, and are flat, as they largely follow the coast or rivers / canals.