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A to Z of French West Coast  09/11/2014

Carisma offers family holidays on campsites along the delightful west coast of France. There are many onsite facilities and local attractions in Brittany, Vendee and Aquitaine, so here is an A to Z of things to do and see on your French holiday:Amorique Regional Parc is an area of outstanding natural beauty in Brittany including Monts d’ArreeBretton traditions including music, dance and food are celebrated in events through the yearCheeses, Crepes, Croissants; tuck into the delights of French CuisineDune du Pilat near Biscarrosse is the highest sand dune in EuropeEquestrian experiences at Le Haras de la VendeeFuturescope and Puy du Fou, two unique theme parksGuided tours of cathedrals, chateaux, waterways, cities or islands will give you a real insightHigh rise challenges for all ages at Le Grand Defi, Explora Parc or Indian Forest in VendeeIle de Re, Ile de Oleron and Ile de Noirmoutier offer island adventuresJardin du Conservatoire Botanique National de Brest and other spectacular gardensKicking back and relaxing on the clean, expansive sandy beaches of the west coastLa Rochelle, a delightful city for sightseeing and shoppingMegaliths to rival Stonehenge in Carnac, BrittanyNantes, the home of Jules Verne and a museum full of wonderful creationsOysters, mussels and other freshly caught seafood offer a tasty treatPedal power; with miles of off road cycle paths, it’s the best way to exploreQuimper, a historic market town in Brittany with an impressive Gothic CathedralRelaxing by Lac de Biscarrosse or enjoying a range of sports on the vast lakeSurf Schools are dotted along the west coast, but the one in Messanges has a top reputationTennis is a popular sport in France, so visit a local club to have a go, or be a spectatorUnwind under the stars, the perfect way to enjoy a warm summer’s eveningVineyards of Bordeaux are world renowned for producing high quality winesWatching your children play in the waves, explore the rock pools and build sandcastlesEXplosive fireworks displays on Bastille DayYacht racing; the Vendee Globe starts and finishes in Les Sables d’OlonneZoo des Sables is an ecologically focused animal attraction that will appeal to all ages

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