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France » Aquitaine » Coutras
From Paris to Coutras: 5h30

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Classified city green station of holidays, this place head of canton of almost 7 000 inhabitants of the North-East of the Gironde is the obliged passage of the travellers on the way for the south or the Atlantic littoral. With the hinge of four departments, it offers a multitude of services and trade necessary to a stay of quality. This antique "villa" Gallo-Roman, ruined by the Barbarians and the Norman ones, devastated during the one hundred year old war, crossed the centuries, increasingly stronger, more serene. It has the memory from battles which proceeded on October 20, 1587. This victory allowed Henri de Navarre to get on the throne of France. This glorious past and of this famous battle remain some vestiges whose Puits Henri IV celebrates it, on which one can read celebrates it currency of Coutras: "Nodos virtute résolvo" (the value is played of the difficulties). With the country of Coutras, many activities are open with you (excursions, VTT, horsemanship, bathe, boat, canoe-kayak, gastronomy, fishing, walks, museums, sites, ULM, hotballoons, moto-cross, stages, swimming pools, tennis, paddle, skating rink.) Ones of the undeniable assets of Coutras, is also space which surrounding it where you may taste vines, meadows and forests, ponds and rivers, genuine camaieu of sites and panoramas.

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