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Further afield

Whether you are on route to another destination or just feel like going a bit further afield, there are lots of interesting places dotted further south towards Spain. The Dordogne is renowned for its picturesque villages, Arcachon for its sand dune and opulence, San Sebastian for its food and vibrancy.

Poitiers

Oradour-sur-Glane

Limousin

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Arcachon

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San Sebastion

San Sebastian.

Bilbao is one of the most important cities in the Basque Country. Home to the Guggenheim museum, where even the building itself is a work of art. It also has many excellent restaurants and bars in the medieval quarter. Nearby is the more ritzy seaside...

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Pyrenees 

Europe's last wilderness. Spectacular mountain vistas and wonderful driving routes through to Spain. The mountains are a paradise for walkers, hikers, climbers and in the winter...skiers.  

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Biarritz 

Biarritz has long been a favourite with the rich and famous - Princess Margaret, Mirielle Mathieu, Frank Sinatra and Gina Lollobrigida. Whether promenading, watching the world go by, shopping, swimming, or surfing (Biarritz is the 'Capitale Européenne du...

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Arcachon

A stunning seaside resort within an area of dense pine forests. It boasts 10 kilometers of fine sand beaches edged at one end by the Pyla Dune, the highest in Europe.  

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Dordogne

Scenic areas of natural beauty with the Dordogne gorges and river. Interesting towns, churches, and chateaux.  

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Limousin

Limoges, capital of the French porcelain industry, together with its cathedral, makes for a great daytrip for sightseeing and shopping.

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Oradour-sur-Glane 

Originally a typical sleepy country village alongside the Glane river near Limoges. But on the 10th June 1944, a Nazi SS Division surrounded the village of Oradour-sur- Glane, massacred the inhabitants, and set the town on fire. The village was never...

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Futuroscope – Poitiers

A European theme park of image, an amazing, unique, park of giant film screens, 3-D effects and simulators. Concluded every evening with an amazing laser, light and water show.

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