Aquitania hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Bordeaux

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Cordouan Lighthouse Le Verdon-sur-mer is 2 hours from Bordeaux; from there you can take a boat to the lighthouse
Fortifications of Vauban La citadelle et le fort Paté et Médoc de Blaye/Cussac-Fort-Médoc - some 40km north of Bordeaux (no public transport)
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France The cathedral and 2 basilica's in Bordeaux City Center
Saint-Emilion By train and a bit of walking in about an hour
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Cité Frugès : in Pessac, half an hour by bus from Bordeaux city center
Vézère Valley Only by car(?), some 2 hours from Bordeaux to Lascaux

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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