The Gironde Estuary, long of 75 kilometers and large of 12 kilometers to its mouth, is the more extensive in Occidental Europe, covering an area of 635km per square.
The Gironde Estuary has a rich history relating to the sea trade that was well developed. The influence of the port of Bordeaux was proven and was attracting a lot of ships. Even today, Gironde allows the passage of many ships including the vessel transporting Airbus380 wings.
You can also discover the landscapes and the wine culture of Haute Gironde and take a walk in Charentes-Maritime.