Through the merger of former administrative regions Aquitaine, Poitou-Charentes and Limousin, Nouvelle-Aquitaine has become the largest region in France. Now is a better time than ever to visit this area in the southwest of France and stay at a 4- or 5-star Les Castels campsite!
From the Massif Central to the border of the Basque Country, Nouvelle-Aquitaine has an extremely varied landscape.
From Poitiers to Biarritz, from urban areas to the countryside, a surprisingly large variety of activities is available. Between land and sea, come camp and explore this exciting region!
Nouvelle-Aquitaine is home to numerous cities. Visit Place de la Bourse in Bordeaux, the Vieux Port in La Rochelle, the Poitiers Cathedral and more. Each city has a unique heritage! In January, discover talents of the future at the Angoulême International Comics Festival!
A Delight for Your Taste Buds!
Known for its vineyards, the region produces Cognac, Pineau des Charentes and Haut-Poitou wines. You can also taste caille au pineau, cagouilles (stuffed snails) and foie gras produced in the Périgord.
For those who love melon, the region produces the most in France. Marennes-Oléron oysters are a delight for seafood enthusiasts.
Marvellous Landscapes and Outdoor Activities
The region is a popular tourist hub with its coastline and islands Île d’Oléron, Île de Ré and Île d’Aix.
Surfers love the beautiful coastal waves in Biarritz and Hossegor. The region also boasts numerous lakes. Relax beside them and admire the remarkable natural spaces. Some lakes such as Lac Saint-Pardoux and Lac d’Hourtin offer numerous water activities including pedalo boating, water skiing, sailing and more.
If you’re seeking the perfect location for relaxing holidays filled with culture, look no further!