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We are delighted to present the first edition of our 100% Nouvelle-Aquitaine newsletter, for tourism professionals in France and abroad. You will receive it four times a year. This way, we can keep in contact with you, which means a lot to us. Inside, you will find a focus on one of our region’s specific destinations (Bordeaux, la Dordogne, Cognac, Biarritz Pays Basque…), itinerary ideas, news, a great tourist actor’s testimony and useful information.

Despite the difficult international context, Nouvelle-Aquitaine’s tourism professionals are striving to greet tourists in the best possible conditions.

Each year, Nouvelle-Aquitaine greets over 30 million visitors and it will live up to your expectations. We hope to see you again soon and wish you and your loved ones the very happiest of holidays!
Discover Bordeaux’s top sights,
not to be missed
Itinerary idea: South-West culture in 12 days
A 12-day itinerary to immerse yourself into the heart of South-West culture and heritage: Bordeaux, its UNESCO heritage and its vineyards, an excursion to Arcachon Bay, a visit to Biarritz - Pays Basque and its Basque villages, a historical tour and nature excursion to Pau-Pyrenees…
Testimony: Les Bassins de Lumières
Bruno Monnier
President of Culturespaces / Les Bassins de Lumières
Les Bassins de Lumières, the novelty not to be missed in Bordeaux!
After Les Carrieres de Lumière in Provence, and L’Atelier des Lumieres in Paris, the Culture & Espace group opened its largest sight in Bordeaux this summer! In a mythical venue, an old World War II submarine base, come discover life size works by Klimt, Klee, and the Impressionists, coming soon!
Latest news
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La Zoologie Hotel, a new trendy hotel in Bordeaux
In 2021, Bordeaux will be celebrating the opening of an outstanding hotel: La Zoologie Hotel, a former zoology institute that had fallen to ruins and has been transformed into a luxury 4-star hotel. Located just e few minutes from the railway station, this hotel just may become THE place to be.
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Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, the re-opening of a legendary palace!
26 March 2021: a date that Hotel du Palais is looking forward to. The new and improved hotel will be opening almost all of its suites and rooms, its refurbished lobby and new places to dine…

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Château des Milandes
Château des Milandes in Dordogne, Josephine Baker’s residence
In the heart of the Dordogne Valley, follow the footsteps of the American music-hall singer and dancer, Josephine Baker, the first famous black woman, and discover her castle. Château des Milandes where she used to live is located in the Dordogne Valley, 16 kms south of Sarlat.
New: the castle’s French garden was recently awarded the "Jardin Remarquable" label.
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Tribute ;)
Tourism professionals: several of you participated in our « Say hello » contest. Here are the 30 winners’ videos!
Watch the video

Motor, action
Wes Anderson and Ridley Scott both shot films in Nouvelle-Aquitaine this year: 2 great films with incredible casts coming soon to a cinema near you!
Further information
For any questions or suggestions, please contact:
Céline Boute
Manager for North America and Asia-Pacific
Tél: +33 5 56 01 73 68
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