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2 Dunes to explore in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine

The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region is the largest region of France with an area of 84,035.7 kilometer square. Tourism is an important sector in a region with significant assets, starting with a mild and sunny climate, wine tourism, many heritage sites, sandy beaches for surfers, and mountains for skiers.

Dune of Pilat
Dune of PilatDune of Pilat, 33260 La Teste-de-Buch, France

The Dune of Pilat is known by the locals and French is a big chunk of sand located on the eastern side of Arcachon Bay but on the western coastline of France, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. This majestic sand dune is around 500 meters wide and extends for nearly three kilometers and it runs parallel to a shoreline. Due to its exposed location along the sea and steep angle, the Dune of Pilat is a famous paragliding spot with great soaring conditions.

Médoc
MédocMédoc, 33190 Fontet, France

The Médoc district of Bordeaux is a naturally beautiful area of coastal lagoons, sand dunes, and pine forests located on the 45th parallel. It is also a global wine powerhouse and home to four of the world's most prestigious wine villages. There are around 16000 hectares of vineyards within this region. One of the beautiful places to spend your leisure time in the middle of nature.

Map of Dunes to explore in Nouvelle-Aquitaine