Album photos des Côtes de Bordeaux
Since 2008 the citadel of Blaye and the Verrou Vauban were listed as world heritage by UNESCO in the network of major Vauban sites...
In the town of Bassens, northeast of Bordeaux, to the Saint-Maixant, near Langon, the region of côtes de Bordeaux and Cadillac along the Garonne river about 60 kilomètres.
The region of Castion la Bataille is a place rich in Castles, romansesque churches and other mills. These buildings, ruins and witnesses the history of France, are one of the attractions of this appellation.
The name of Côtes de Francs has its origins in the early sixth century.
After battle of vouillé in 507, Clovis, first king of Francs, defeated Alaric II, king of the Visigoths ans seized Aquitaine.
The location then fixed a detachment of the Franque army was called in Latin " Ad Francos" or in French "Aux Francs" later "Francs".