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Explore this historic port town

Sandy beaches on France's Atlantic coast
Sandy beaches on France's Atlantic coast

HIT THE BEACH!

Family-friendly or get-away-from-it-all

Sandy beaches on France's Atlantic coast
Futuroscope leisure park
Futuroscope
leisure park

FUTUROSCOPE

Amazing 4D rides, 3D films and more

Futuroscope
leisure park
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RIDE THE WAVES

Watersports galore...

Beautiful countryside along France's Atlantic coastal region
Beautiful countryside along France's Atlantic coastal region

BORDEAUX

Beautifully elegant - but modern too

Marais Poitevin - the Green Venice
Marais Poitevin - the Green Venice

MARAIS POITEVIN

The watery world of our 'Green Venice'

Marais Poitevin - the Green Venice
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ARCACHON

Laid-back beach chic

Wonderful accommodation in Poitou-Charentes
Wonderful accommodation in Poitou-Charentes

SPA-TASTIC!

Chill out in style

Wonderful accommodation in Poitou-Charentes
The stunning chateau of Roche Courbon in the Charente-Maritime
The stunning chateau of Roche Courbon in the Charente-Maritime

ROCHE COURBON

One of many stunning châteaux

The stunning chateau of Roche Courbon in the Charente-Maritime
The stunning vineyards of the Loire coast
The stunning vineyards of the Loire coast

GREAT VINEYARDS

The world's best wine and cognac

What’s so special about the French Atlantic coast? How about unspoilt beaches, breath-taking scenery, space to breath, hot sunny days, fresh seafood, the world’s best wines, brilliant attractions, activities that excite – and relax, plus oodles of kids’stuff… Come on, discover France’s stunning French Atlantic coast with us

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