How can you resist the beauty of Bordeaux, jewel of the French eighteenth century !
After long years of inactivity, it offers today, thanks to a remarkable restoration programme , all the magnificence of a city that once housed one of the largest ports in the French Age of Enlightenment.
Your hosts will give their best addresses ...
(a small hour drive from Pondaurat)
Winter or summer, Arcachon Bay is ideal for lovers of the sea, the great outdoors and unspoilt beaches.
In addition, nothing beats a few oysters eaten directly from the producers in one of the charming fishing villages of the peninsula, while contemplating the sea !
Benoît will tell you the little known addresses of his childhood holidays....
(1,5 hour from Pondaurat...depending the season!!)
Impossible not to mention St Emilion in this list!
Whether for its history , its monuments , its vineyards or its culinary heritage , this medieval town will enable you to spend a memorable day....
(allow 1 hour drive from Pondaurat)
Located ten kilometers from the house in the municipality of Saint Pardon de Conques , the Golf des Graves and Sauternes will allow you to discover a beautiful 18 holes course.
Wooded , with many areas of water, it is a surprising par 72. The bar and restaurant will offer you an opportunity to rest and relax.
From Castets-en-Dorthe , 9 km away, starts the "green way". A bicycle path built on the towpath of the "Side Canal of the Garonne", which could even take you to the Mediterranean !!
Bicycles can be hired at Castets in Dorthe from the harbor master - 06 77 89 66 34
In addition to the discovery of vineyards and of the most prestigious wine appellations, sightseeing in Bordeaux and walks along the vast Atlantique beaches, the region around Pondaurat offer you opportunities for numerous historical discoveries such as Bazas and its cathedral , the market and medieval city of La Réole , the castles of Cazeneuve, Roquetaillade or La Brède where Montesquieu lived .... and many other exceptional and charming places !