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South West of France region information

Wedged between the Bordeaux region and the Pyrénées mountains, the South-West of France is exceptionally sunny during the summer.

The Midi-Pyrénées region (where wines from South West of France are coming from) is the biggest french region, bigger than Belgium, Switzerland or Holland.

From the Pyrénées mountains to the Massif Central on the East and the Atlantic Ocean on the West, Midi-Pyrénées is a very beautiful region of mountains and plateaux, lakes and rivers, as diverse as the wines from South West of France.

South West of France Region Information :
Location: From the edge of the Bordeaux region to the Pyrénées mountains
Size: Midi-Pyrénées is the biggest region in France
Weather: Oceanic (cool and rainy winter and spring, warm summer, sunny autumn)
Population: roughly 2,500,000
population of Midi-Pyrénées region
Main Cities:

Toulouse (775,000)
Tarbes (75,000)
Albi (65,000)

Places of Interest:

Toulouse (the purple city !)
Cahors (ancient bridge)
Lot Valley & Dordogne Valley (sceneries)
Restaurants (cassoulet and local food)


About the South West wine region :
South West wine information - South West region information - South West France wine map - Winemaking in South West France - South West wines and food - Buy wine - South West main page

Wines from South West of France :
Cahors - Jurançon - Madiran - Bergerac - Monbazillac - Wines from South West

Other french wine regions : Alsace - Bordeaux - Burgundy - Champagne - Corsica - Côtes du Rhône - Languedoc-Roussillon - Loire Valley - Provence



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