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  • Ideal Location on the Riviera

    "This apartment is easily one of the most thoughtfully appointed apartments we've rented in Europe - from the IPOD docking station with good sound system, the DVD player that plays U.S. DVDs, nespresso machine with coffee pods, printer, and fully equipped kitchen. This is the first place we've rented that had enough toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent, soap and dry goods for our entire stay. It is perfect for a couple, especially if one person snores and her spouse needs to escape to another room. The bed in the bedroom is very comfortable and the sofabed in the study is fine. There were plenty of sheets and towels, and it was nice to have 1.5 bathrooms. However, this place is really about the VIEW, which is fabulous. The building sits above a busy street, which is both positive and negative. The positive aspect is that it is easy to get anywhere in the area from the apartment. You are steps away from a bus to Nice, Monaco and especially Cap Ferrat (a must!). You can walk downhill to the train station going to all points along the coast, as well as to the beach (great ice cream at the kiosks). You can also walk downhill to the old town with all of the necessary shops, and then you can get exercise walking back up. If you prefer, you can hop on the bus to the supermarket, but we patronized the shops in the old town. The only negative is the street noise. The windows are double-paned, which muffles the sound and there is less traffic at night. We are sensitive to noise, but easily managed 10 nights by using ear plugs to sleep and playing music in the living room during the day. The location and the view really make this place a find!"
    Guest: M.K. W. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 4, 2014
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Aquitaine Travel Tips

Experience European Charm at Aquitaine Vacation Rentals

Aquitaine has a rich cultural heritage. The area was the southernmost region of Gaul which fell under Roman control. Through the centuries, it has been under a variety of foreign rule and was one of the last regions to be incorporated into what is modern-day France. Traveling through the area is a unique experience and to truly appreciate its richness, you need to stop and linger a while. One of the best ways to do this is to rent a vacation home in one of the towns or villages of the Aquitaine region.

Travelers to Aquitaine

Aquitaine has a rich array of attractions, and those interested in foreign cultures and history will appreciate its treasures. There are three distinct regions which attract different types of visitors. The Atlantic coast is a popular destination for beach vacations in the summertime. The foothills of the Pyrenees form the southern border with Spain and have many quaint Basque Villages. The interior is characterized by wine lands and medieval castles. The capital of this region is Bordeaux. The area is particularly well known for its superb wines. As a connoisseur, you can explore the region and taste wines from cellars that have been producing wines for hundreds of years. If you are not quite a wine expert, you can still enjoy the sheer beauty of the wine lands.

Great Options for Aquitaine Accommodations

Imagine waking up in the morning and looking out over an ancient vineyard from your bedroom window. There are many stone cottages and farmsteads that are available as vacation rentals. Some are more than 300 years old and have been lovingly restored to provide visitors with an authentic yet comfortable stay. Other accommodation options include country villas or apartments in town. Some have been built in recent years and are quite modern by comparison. Most are conveniently located near the major nearby tourist attractions. You can choose from small one-bedroom cottages or a spacious farm house that overlooks the valley. Staying in a vacation home will give you a far better feel for the destination than staying in a more commercial-type hotel. In a rental home, you have the opportunity to interact with the locals. Most likely, you will do your shopping at the local grocer or market which is a wonderful experience all on its own.

Things to see and do by Aquitaine Villas

Sightseeing is not something that can be rushed in this beautiful corner of France. One of the best ways to get around is to hire a car and create an itinerary of places that you would like to visit based on your interests. Wine cellars throughout the Bordeaux area offer tasting and cellar tours. If you aren’t a wine expert when you arrive, you’ll certainly know what some of the world’s best wines taste like once you leave. For the cultural enthusiasts, there are medieval castles that line the river banks, interesting museums, ancient ruins and Basque Villages that are well worth visiting. Cycle tours and horseback riding tours run throughout the summer months. These are perfect for travelers who enjoy a more active type of holiday. You can choose from day tours in one particular area or multi-day tours that explore several towns and villages.

Best Time of Year to Visit Aquitaine

The region is its most spectacular in the summer months. The long summer days and warm temperatures make it the most popular tourist season. If you don’t like the crowds then the late summer and fall months of August and September are a better option.

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