Bordeaux is a historical city with many tourist attractions. You can be looking at the Roman architecture, but at the same time find yourself in the middle of student life with many bars and restaurants. Bordeaux has a long and attractive shopping street and Les Quais is a promenade with a beautiful view of the river.
Arcachon is a stylish seaside resort with its beach located behind a planted boulevard. The basin is best explored by boat for which the town offers many choices. Swimming in the bay is quite pleasant due to the lack of waves and clean beaches.