#2: Zoom on the Biarritz Pays basque destination, interview, 2021 news…
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We are happy to return for this second edition of our 100% Nouvelle-Aquitaine newsletter, which will be sent to you every three months.

In this new edition: a zoom on the flagship destination of Biarritz-Pays basque and TOP news, the long-awaited reopening of Hôtel du Palais and the exclusive testimony of its Director, touring ideas... and all the projects to come in 2021 in Nouvelle-Aquitaine!

We look forward to welcoming you as soon as possible and in the best conditions in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Itinerary suggestions: a tour of Europe’s great cities
Right next to Spain and just 2 hours from Paris by TGV train, Nouvelle-Aquitaine is a must on the road to the major European cities. Bordeaux, Biarritz-Pays Basque and Cognac are all within easy reach and are key stops not to be missed on a multi-country tour.
Testimony: Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz
Alessandro Cresta
Hôtel du Palais Managing Director
Hôtel du Palais with its breathtaking ocean view, is the only palace on the Atlantic Coast and a symbol of Biarritz as well as a living testimony of the city’s history. A few weeks before its long-awaited reopening scheduled for March 26, 2021, and after several months of work, Alessandro Cresta, Managing Director of Hôtel du Palais since 2019, tells us about this mythical place and the new features to come.
Latest news
News Biarritz Pays basque
New and exclusive in Biarritz – Pays Basque in 2021!
Biarritz – Pays Basque, a daring and creative destination, has many projects in store for 2021.
Renovations and the upgrading of emblematic hotels on the coast, new accommodations, atypical places, upcoming events and festivities, the diversification of cultural itineraries, business tourism innovation and digitalization...
Get a sneak preview of what you should not miss!
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Accommodation: Three new places to discover on the Atlantic Coast
Nouvelle-Aquitaine’s Atlantic Coast is 750 kms (450 miles) of unforgettable panoramas, cycling paths and famous surfing spots.
Near Royan, Club Med de la Palmyre Atlantique has reopened after major renovations and has become France’s very 1st 4-trident seaside resort. Further south on the Landes coast, the "Louisiana" style 4-star Hôtel du Golf (Seignosse) is due to reopen in the spring of 2021 and will be the 1st Relais & Châteaux de France located at the heart of a golf course. Just a stone’s throw away, on the shores of Hossegor lake, the new 3-star Basque/Landes-style Hôtel du Parc by Azureva will offer guests a wellness area and a gourmet restaurant.
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River cruises departing from Bordeaux to explore the vineyards… and much more!
Departing from Bordeaux, 5 major companies (Scenic, Viking, Uniworld, AmaWaterways, CroisiEurope) offer river cruises to discover the area’s wine tourism, as well as gastronomy, golf, heritage and nature. Excursions to Cognac, the Dordogne Valley or the Bay of Arcachon are also available.

New in 2021: Croisieurope extends your discovery as far as Royan, Rochefort and La Rochelle on the Atlantic coast on board the MS Cyrano de Bergerac.
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Preview: discover Nouvelle-Aquitaine’s news for 2021
Sneak preview: 10 of the most eagerly awaited openings of hotels and establishments in 2021, exhibitions not to be missed, major sports and cultural events, etc.
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Destination Cognac is releasing its new sales manual
Produced by the Explore Cognac collective, this practical and comprehensive 2020/2021 sales manual gives you the keys to selling the Cognac destination.
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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