From prehistoric cave art and peaceful canals to vibrant cities and world-class surfing, South-West France boasts a diverse range of attractions. Crammed with crucial information, this essential guide is your passport to the region. 42 detailed maps, including a colour wine regions map and a surfing map. Special section on local gastronomic delights, from mussels to macaroons. Extensive listings of outdoor activities, including caving, canoeing and cycling. Lowdown on the best places to eat, sleep and party. Invaluable language chapter incorporating a handy food and wine glossary.