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Blaye self catering holiday homes holiday homes accommodation. This page lists holiday homes gites cottages accommodation in Blaye and/or closeby. If you are travelling for business or pleasure please choose from our selection of self catering accommodation in Blaye. Blaye is a town in the Gironde department of Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is located on the right bank of the Gironde estuary which is about 3 km wide at this point. The town is close to the A10 autoroute, 56 km north of Bordeaux. The striking feature of the town is the citadel built by Vauban on a rock beside the river, with an old Gothic château within the walls. Blaye is also defended by the Fort Paté on an island in the river and the Fort Médoc on its left bank, both from the 17th century. The citadel of Blaye, its city walls, the Fort Paté and the Fort Médoc were all listed in 2008 as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Aquitaine lies in the south-western part of France, along the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees mountain range on the border with Spain. It comprises Dordogne, Gironde, Lot-et-Garonne, Landes and Pyrenees-Atlantiques. It is bounded to the south by Spain, to the east by Midi-Pyrénées, to the north by Poitou-Charentes and Limousin and to the west by the Atlantic Ocean. The major cities include Bordeaux, Pau, Bayonne, Mont-de-Marsan, Biarritz, Bergerac, and Périgueux. The endless Atlantic coastline here is the Côte d'Argent, one of the most famous coasts in France. Fine medieval architecture can be seen along the pilgrim's route to Santiago de Compostela, while splendid chateaux characterize the wine districts around Bordeaux. The Landes Forest, the largest pine forest in Western Europe, is another tourist destination.


Where is Blaye?

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Blaye is about 831 kms from Calais and the ferries.

Blaye is about 569 kms from Caen and the ferries.

Blaye is about 546 kms from Paris.

By Air - There are international airports at a number of the country’s major cities. Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport is located 15 miles northeast of Paris. Paris Orly International Airport is located south of Paris. On the west coast of France is Bordeaux International Airport. Lyon Saint-Exupery International Airport is in the centre of France. Nice airport is on the south coast of France. Perpignan is on the French / Spanish border.

By Ferry - Brittany Ferries - Portsmouth to Cherbourg - Caen and St. Malo - Poole to Cherbourg - Plymouth to Roscoff. From Ireland Cork - Roscoff. P&O Ferries - Dover to Calais - Portsmouth to Bilbao in Northern Spain.

By Train - TGV trains connect the main french cities and their international airports.

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La Croisette
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Jonzac-Aquitaine-accommodation-La-Croisette-FranceSleeps 8. This cosy and beautiful restored house (160 m2), lies in a splendid area close to Royan, between the grapevines of Bordelais and the Cognac, where you can spend wonderful days. It is a pleasant furnished house and equipped with all the necessities. There is much to do in the area. Walks to the sea (about a house) and to the hinterland for example. Beautiful nature areas, picturesque cities (Bordeaux, Angoulême, Rochefort, Royan, natural pole of Viterzay) and the splendid gastronomy, it is all available for a fine holiday!

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