Discover Nouvelle-Aquitaine, the southwestern region of France! It offers a wide range of activities and sighseeing opportunities for all! : Vineyard and wine cellar visits, wine tasting of sweet, dry, fruity, red and white vintages. River cruises, tanning, bathing, oyster tasting and more… activites and excursions for all ages and tastes.

Bordeaux, both an administrative and wine capital, will charm you with its 18th century architecture, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2007, and with its many museums and monuments. You can climb the 229 steps of the Pey-Berland Tower that will lead you 50 meters above the city, to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view.

In 2016, Bordeaux inaugurated “La Cité du Vin” a unique cultural centre dedicated to the living heritage of wine. From the vertical-lift bridge to the stone bridge, you can enjoy a stroll on the left bank quays either by bike, on roller-skates, or on foot.

Only thirty minutes north of Bordeaux, Otellia offers you a privileged access to the region in peaceful, lush green, and environmentally-friendly surroundings.

Blanquefort will seduce you.

You will be able to roam in the streets of the city and visit the following castles: : Château St-Ahon, a distinguished Monument Remarquable and Cru Bourgeois, is only 3 minutes away from our residence.
The castles Dillon, Grand Clapeau, Magnol, Domaine Dasvan Bel Air are as many sites worth the detour. On the edge of the Jalles river, one can find the St. Martin and St. Joseph 19th century churches and the old washing place of Canterêt. Not forgetting our two must-see tourist attractions: the medieval fortress and the 130 hectares of Parc de Majolan where the festival “Echappée Belle” is held every spring.

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If you are a wine connoisseur, you will find a large number of wines with the regional trademark “Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC)” and “Appellation d’Origine Protégée (AOP)” in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

The “Route des Châteaux” is a mythic route on which you will discover the secrets behind the wines of Bordeaux.

We are a short drive away from Saint-Emilion, various exceptional fortified towns, such as Creon, Cadillac, Libourne, and the Citadel of Blaye.
If you would rather relax at a seaside resort, we are at approximately 45 minutes to the Bay of Arcachon and the Hourtin Carcans Lake, the 5th largest natural lake in France.

You can also enjoy a trip to the many beaches along the Atlantic coast.

If you wish to enjoy Nouvelle-Aquitaine in perfect simplicity, come to Otellia!