Mont-de-Marsan is the capital
of the Landes, and is the bull-fighting centre of south-west
of France, attracting the best of bullfighters of both France
& Spain in July. Mont-de-Marsan is also known for its hippodrome
and the production of foie-gras.
Aquitaine forms a region in south-western
France along the Atlantic Ocean. The Pyrenees mountain range
forms the border between Aquitaine & Spain. Major cities
in Aquitaine include Bordeaux, Pau, Bayonne, Mont-de-Marsan,
Biarritz, and Perigueux. Most towns & villages in France
have their own market, and the Aquitaine area is no exception
with most towns selling local produce, fresh fruit and vegetables.
Aquitaine offers something for everyone, with medieval towns,
dramatic beaches & countless vineyards of award winning grapes.
Bordeaux is best known for its wine, producing around 44 million
cases per year. There is bullfighting at Mont de Marson.