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South West France

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Introduction to Nouvelle Aquitaine Welcome to Nouvelle Aquitaine! This expansive tract of southwest France extends from the Marais Poitevin wetlands in the regions north, to the snow-capped peaks of the Pyrenees. Here, world-class wineries and medieval fortresses rub shoulders with Atlantic beaches. The region contrasts thriving cities such as Bordeaux and Limoges with the sleepy, idyllic Dordogne. The region offers a wealth of geographical and cultural diversity. Read on for my in-depth guide to this remarkable…