There are some places in southwestern France you shouldn't miss, e.g. Bordeaux, Saint Emilion and Biarritz.
G I R O N D E
Distance from the Dune du Pilat: 72 km.
Saint-Émilion is one of the principal red wine areas of Bordeaux. The village is a World Heritage site with steep and narrow streets and a famous monolithic church.
Distance from the Dune du Pilat: 108 km.
P Y R E N E E S - A T L A N T I Q U E S
Biarritz is a luxurious seaside town situated on the Atlantic Coast, on the Bay of Biscay, at about 18 km from the Spanish border. It is popular with tourists and surfers.
Distance from the Dune du Pilat: 194 km.