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Near the house

Lansac windmill

Lansac windmill is located in the “Grand Puy” hamlet. Built on top of a 69m/225ft-high hill, it overlooks the lovely wine-growing hillsides of the Côtes de Bourg. From the tower, admire a wide range of landscapes and monuments stretching from southern Charente to the north of Bordeaux.

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MEDIEVAL VILLAGE OF BOURG-SUR-GIRONDE

Bourg is an enchanting village built on a rocky hillside, complete with ramparts, an 18C castle, an old washhouse and picturesque lanes and steps tumbling down towards its river port. The village’s rich heritage and architecture have earned it the label of “Historic Village”.

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FOR HISTORY BUFFS

GALLO-ROMAN VILLA OF PLASSAC

The remains of a Gallo-Roman villa built in the heart of the village offer 21st century visitors a stunning panorama over the Gironde estuary and its ever-changing light, modelled by the tides, seasons and weather.

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PAIR-NON-PAIR PREHISTORIC CAVE

Dating back between 33,000 and 26,000 years (before Lascaux), Pair-non-Pair, the third prehistoric decorated cave found in the world,was discovered in 1881 by an eminent French archaeologist, François Daleau. Bought by the state in 1900, it was the first cave to be ranked a national historic monument in France and provides a fascinating insightinto the prehistoric era.

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REMARKABLE SITES

BLAYE CITADEL

… and the Corniche road (river coastal road).
The history of France and its illustrious characters have left their stamp on the citadel of Blaye, built by Vauban, which commands sweeping views over the Gironde, Europe’s largest estuary.

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THE CITY OF BORDEAUX

Bordeaux is an amazing city! Get a first glimpse from a river cruise, then take the family to the water mirror which always delights young and old alike, before heading to the refreshing Jardin public and finally losing yourselfin the maze of narrow lanes in historic Bordeaux

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Saint-Emilion

The village of Saint-Émilion is a genuine open-air museum. Steeped in history, Saint-Émilion and its vineyards rose to fame thanks to the limestone soil on which its distinctive vineyards thrive.

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A LITTLE FURTHER AWAY, FOR NATURE LOVERS

THE GIRONDE ESTUARY TOWARDS ROYAN

When you look at a map of France, it is impossible not to notice the deep gash down the Atlantic coast, between Poitou-Charentes and Aquitaine. The huge Gironde estuary stretches from the meeting at the Bec d’Ambès of the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers as far as the open sea for over 80km/50mi.

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BAY OF ARCACHON AND BANC D'ARGUIN NATIONAL PARK

Modelled by fishing and oyster farming as well as by the tides and winds, the Bay of Arcachon has lost none of its authentic appeal. Its mild climate is a hit with the locals and holiday-makers who flock here to enjoy unspoiled landscapes and Gascony traditions.

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