Escapade in the Arcachon basin : Our good addresses

Bordeaux, city of wine, is a temple of gastronomy in many ways. And if you are looking for a sea air, here are our tips for a seaside getaway less than an hour from downtown Bordeaux. Come and discover the Bassin d'Arcachon and its good addresses for a unique weekend.


Climbing the Dune du Pilat

How about discovering the highest sand dune in Europe, the Dune du Pilat. If you are looking for a unique experience, the Dune du Pilat will meet your expectations by offering you a breathtaking view of the Arcachon Basin and the Atlantic Ocean. And at the top of the dune, you will be able to enjoy spectacular panoramas of the surroundings, and admire the turquoise waters and the pine forests.


In search of thrills

The Dune du Pilat also offers activities for the more adventurous, such as paragliding or sandboarding, an activity that consists in sliding on the dunes with a board. And to complete your day...How about taking a surfing lesson, in the heart of the Bassin d'Arcachon. Surfers appreciate the proximity of the dune to the Atlantic Ocean, which offers superb waves for all levels.


Cap Ferret, between surfers and white sand beaches

And what would be an escapade in the Arcachon basin, without a passage in the city of surfers, the Cap Ferret. A must-see destination on the Atlantic coast, this small coastal town is renowned for its large white sandy beaches and numerous surf spots. Between bike rides and seafood tasting, Cap Ferret is famous for its clear waters and marine life. And to discover it up close, book your boat trip in advance.


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