- Indoor pools are normally open for most of the year
- Outdoor pools are normally high season only
- Many swimming pools have a strict swimming dress code. If in doubt telephone or ask the local tourist office to check for you, before you use otherwise you could be refused access. Long boxer trunks are not permitted.
- There are many river or lake beaches too
- The list below was taken from Guide-Piscine which is for a Aquitaine master reference in cases or error on this page, it also shows pool sin adjacent regions.
- Some pools in 2018 have closed do check first to see if open.