Cultural Treasures

The South Gironde Vineyards

Sauternes, Graves, L’Entre-Deux-Mers.

Take an introduction to winetasting at “Préchac Park” (reservation required). In addition, we are able to organize visits and tasting in a selection of local wineries.

http://tourisme-sud-gironde.com

http://www.maisondusauternes.com

http://www.vinsdegraves.com

 

The Pine Resin Museum at Luxey

Based upon the resin harvested from the region’s pine forests the Gascon Landes developed an extraordinary indusry. The harvested resin was transformed into colophane (rosin for stringed instrument bows) and turpentine and exported throughtout the world. The golden age of the “golden tree”.

musée de la résine

 

Lillet at Podensac

 

Visit the factory where the famous and favourite Bordeaux apéritif has been made for over a century.

www.lillet.com

 

The Marquèze Eco-Museum

Life in the Landes in another era.

www.marqueze.fr

 

The Hostens Lakes

Hidden in the girondine Landes 5 lakes covering more than 600 hectares including one reserves solely for nautical activities and bathing.

www.gironde.fr/sport-loisirs/domaine-nature-dhostens