Discover Mérignac

Merignac is a commune located on the west coast of France in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region. It is mainly known as the gateway to Bordeaux, and its proximity to Bordeaux airport has made it an important commercial hub in recent years. The town also boasts a rich history that can be experienced through its old architecture and monuments, including the Notre Dame Church and the Chateau de Merignac.

When visiting Merignac, visitors should not miss out on one of its most iconic attractions - Chateau Pape-Clement. This beautiful 13th century castle offers stunning views of the surrounding area and provides a fascinating insight into medieval life in this part of France. Culture seekers should also take some time to explore one of Merignac's many museums, such as Musee des Beaux Arts or Musee des Civilisations de l'Aquitaine.

For those who prefer outdoor activities, there are plenty to be enjoyed too - from cycling along quiet country roads to kayaking down one of Europe's longest rivers (the Garonne). Nature lovers will love exploring nearby Arcachon Bay with its white sand beaches and abundance of wildlife - including flamingos!