Gironde is part of the current region of Aquitaine and is surrounded by the departments of Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne, and Charente-Maritime and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.
Attractions in Gironde
Well-known for the vineyards and great wines of Bordeaux. On the Atlantic coast there are miles of sandy beaches and dunes. Arcachon is a major resort on the coast.