Chateau la Brede is around 35 km south of Bordeaux. The castle was built in the Gothic style starting in 1306, on the site of an earlier castle. It is surrounded by water-filled moats and an English garden, in the centre of a Bordelais Vineyard. Despite modifications over the centuries, it has kept its character as a fortress. The philosopher Montesquieu was born, lived and wrote the majority of his works here
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Lake Lamothe, Hostens (lac de Lamothe Hostens) is about 55km south of Bordeaux via D219. The Lake Lamothe is surrounded by forest, hiking around the lake with the fragrance of trees, it is a good relaxing or exercise......
If you enjoy bicycle line in forest, and passby small villages, this is the best line around Bordeaux. You could Drive to Latresne (12km south-east Bordeaux), then begin your bicycle trip, you could choose distance as you want, just for pleasure or for exercise. More tourist information from website: http://www.mairie-latresne.fr/tourisme/index.php
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Lacanau Ocean is around 60km west of Bordeaux via D6. It is the best point to see Atlantic big wave near Bordeaux, the beaches and waves attract many vacationers eager to enjoy the ocean...... As a top surfing destination, every year in August, Lacanau Ocean welcomes the world's top surfers for Lacanau Pro, an event that's part of the professional world surfing championship! Please take care of security at the beach and in the water! Please follow the instruction of local security.