Pleasant temperatures and great diversity of landscapes and traditions are represented in the French southwest, strongly influenced by its proximity to Spain. The chain of mountains of the Pyrenees, covered by eternal snow, separates these two countries. To the west, the popular beaches of its Atlantic coast, such as city of Biarritz, are famous for great waves and surfing championships and young goers. Throughout the territory, natural parks preserve caves with transparent lakes open to visitors and a lush vegetation.
The possibilities of itinerary are varied, the destinations reserve options for all tastes and pockets, alternating historical monuments and natural beauties. Beautiful summer houses in typical architecture, overlooking the sea or the mountain, seduce everyone. How about a stroll through Toulouse and its bridges, or join the thousands of pilgrims who pass through the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, or discover the Bordeaux region, known for its excellent wineries and gastronomic tours? There is also the Basque area, which preserves its language and its gastronomic and cultural traditions. Bullfights, summer music festivals such as the Bayonne Feast, make merry reputation of the place, complemented by the good table and the relaxed atmosphere. Some of the regional dishes have international famesuch as canellé, cinnamon-based dessert, cassoulet, bean stew with white beans, foie gras or Bayonne ham. Bayonne ham.