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With a shoreline in excess of 100 kms it's little wonder that seafood is the speciality of the region. In particular, oysters are the crustacean of choice as well as other seafood specialities.
The Bay of Arcachon serves up a delicious mixture of products from the sea and the land where seafood and fish sit beside foie gras and duck breast with the added spice of the Cote Basque. All washed down with a chilled glass of rosé or a fine Bordeaux.
Le Cap Ferret is a chic spot on the the Cap Ferret peninsula. Smart boutiques, cafes and restaurants in a laid-back setting where the ambience is casual and relaxed. Stop off for a drink at the stylish Tchanque bar of the Hôtel Maison du Bassin and Fredelian, a salon de thé renowned for its patisseries, especially the local favourite, cannelés which is a small sweet brown sponge.
Bordeaux is recognized as one of the best, if not the best, wine-producing regions in the world.The area of Bergerac, in the Dordogne, is well known for the famous AOC Percharment Vineyards which are spread over four communes (Creysse, Bergerac, Lembras and Saint-Sauveur), and mostly lie on south-facing slopes thus benefiting from much more sun. Visit the Chateaux de Tiregand, in the heart of the vineyards, to taste the wines, learn the secrets of their making, and discover the rich history of the whole Percharment estate.