Gascony & Gironde

Nature in Gascony and Gironde

Valle de Pineta

Valle de Pineta

This spectacular glacial valley in the heart of the Pyrenees is carpeted with lovely wild flowers and home to hundreds of rare birds.

Les Landes Forest

Les Landes Forest

Once a barren area of sand and marshland, this was planted with thousands of pine trees over a century ago and is now Europe’s greatest forest and a haven for wildlife. Pack yourself a picnic and enjoy a ramble or cycle ride.