Gironde gites offer you a holiday you can tailor to suit you and your family. Gastronomes will have a fantastic time enjoying local food and visiting Bordeaux vineyards. History buffs can spend time visiting chateaux like Chateau de la Brede, a Gothic castle with a moat dating from 1306, or religious sites like the unique monolithic cave church at St Emilion. You can have an active holiday surfing at Cote d'Argent or hiking, kayaking and cycling to discover the beautiful natural landscape. Make time to visit the major city in the region, Bordeaux, to explore the cosmopolitan culture, history and art that includes the Miroir d'Eau the world's largest reflecting pool.