This horseback riding holiday is in the vast Medoc area near Bordeaux in Southwest France, between Gironde Estuary bank and Atlantic Ocean Coast.
This trip is by the ocean side with mythical wine Châteaux, vast forests, a place redolent of history and famous food.
On one side the Atlantic Ocean and the other, the Gironde Estuary with the immense Landes forest. The Médoc is about a third of the Gironde department (its North-West). Surrounded by world renowned vineyards and wine cellars. The landscapes provide much variation, from the marsh areas of Lower Médoc to the large straight beaches of the Atlantic with the ocean breakers; going by the Graves headlands where the waters of the Gironde and those of the Atlantic Ocean merge, the Landes forest the largest maritime-pine forest in Europe with pine woods as far as the eye can see with a succession of lakes (Hourtin, Carcans, Lacanau) from North to South.