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Arcachon Bay is a fascinating world with multiple landscapes: oyster ports, salt meadows, sandy beaches, pine forests, a well-known peninsula, a famous dune, etc. Ten cities and villages invite you to discover their many attractions in this enchanting setting: Arcachon, La Teste de Buch, Gujan-Mestras, Le Teich, Biganos, Audenge, Lanton, Andernos-les-Bains, ArÃ¨s and LÃ¨ge-Cap Ferret. The Bay: charming all year round Arcachon Bay offers numerous activities in every season: walks through the forest, birdwatching, sports, oyster tasting, etc.
For more information: The Arcachon Basin (English and Chinese version).
The Great Dune of Pyla (or Pilat), jewel of the Teste-de-Buch region and a listed site of natural beauty, is 60km from Bordeaux in the south of Arcachon Bay. As the highest sand dune in Europe, it owes its fame to its outsize dimensions and to the exceptional view of the forest, the dune, and the ocean, that can be seen from the top.
WebSite : www.dune-pyla.com
A little corner or paradise on the tip of the peninsula. The wind, waves, and sun have joined forces to create this land, where visitors can explore the unique ecosystem that has developed via a special trail called the ?AbÃ©cÃ©daire des Dunes? (the ABCs of the dunes). After contemplating the Great Dune of Pilat, come drink in the natural beauty of this delicate ecosystem.
WebSite : www.lege-capferret.com/
This unspoiled island, with wild terrain, sand, and water, is home to three hundred bird species. An island with natural riches, chosen as a stopping ground by terns, teals, redshanks, and other migratory birds before their departure to warmer climes. Take advantage of a boat ride to to tour the island to explore its oyster farms, 'cabanes tchanqÃ©es' (huts perched on stilts), etc.
It's on the coast of the Ile aux Oiseaux (Bird Island) that the ?cabanes tchanquÃ©es? chose to make their home, between flora and fauna and in the middle of a nature reserve. Made of wood and perched on stilts, these typical cabins are one of the symbols of Arcachon Bay.
WebSite : www.cabane-tchanque.fr/
Located on the coast of Arcachon Bay near Europe's highest sand dune, Arcachon international golf course enjoys an exceptional location. The course, bordered by the region's native vegetation, includes 18 holes and will delight both beginner and experienced golfers.
WebSite : www.golfarcachon.org/fr/
Near Bordeaux and just steps from the Atlantic Ocean and Landes forest, Arcachon is the ideal site for your events or meetings. The rooms in Arcachon's convention center are functional and adjustable, and can be adapted to all your needs: seminars, conferences, conventions, exhibitions, etc.
Unique en Europe ! On 14 tree-lined hectares, nearly 4km of trails will open up the fascinating animal kingdom to both young and old in the course of a thrilling day. Lots of animals from all over the world to admire in a quiet and shady pine forest environment. More than 120 big cats. Unique in Europe!
WebSite : www.zoodubassindarcachon.com/
Between Cape Ferret and the Great Dune of Pilat, Arguin Sandbank is one of the most remarkable sand banks of the Gironde coast. Vacations like to go there because they can explore it like an island. Oyster farmers have set up farms and migratory birds colonize it throughout the year, varying with the seasons. Listed as a natural reserve for over thirty years, it welcomes visitors during the day in summer.
WebSite : banc-darguin.fr/
A major asset for the city, the new Olympia theater, with a capacity of 1000 seats, has established itself as the number two theater in Aquitaine. A busy and varied cultural program with something for every age: concerts, shows, panel discussions, as well as operas, operettas, etc.
The Ville d'Hiver neighborhood is a remarkable ensemble of vast, lavish wealthy villas in a green setting. With a sightseeing program to suit your mood and discover Arcachon's history.
Located near Arcachon, the Parc de la CoccinelleÂ® is the number one European theme park focused on domestic animals and kids. An unforgettable visit for the whole family: mini farm, park with merry-go-rounds, miniature train, lots of games and rides, picnic area, etc. All in a green and shady setting.
WebSite : www.la-coccinelle.fr
Nested in the heart of a forest and bordered by fine sandy beaches, one of France's biggest freshwater lakes awaits you. On the menu: swimming, games, sunbathing, boat rides, fishing, etc. Ideal for families and a site conducive to relaxation.
The institution includes an aquarium and museum. The aquarium showcases Arcachon Bay's and region's and marine fauna and several tropical fish species. The museum has rooms dedicated to zoology, oyster farming, sailing in Arcachon Bay, and local prehistory.
With an ideal location, just steps from the waterfront, the Casino has been housed in the sumptuous ChÃ¢teau Deganne since 1903. It electrifies this seaside resort popular with stars and other personalities. Slot machines and traditional games await you, as well as concerts and outdoor shows in the summer.
WebSite : www.casinoarcachon.com/
Fly over the Aquitaine coast in a helicopter with Jet Systems. 3 tours are offered departing from the Arcachon Villemarine airfield in La Teste de Buche. You will see the Great Dune of Pyla, Cap Ferret, the Ile aux Oiseaux with its wooden huts perched on stilts, or the most prestigious chateaux and vineyards in the region (MÃ©doc, Saint-Emilion, Sauternes, Graves). An unforgettable experience!
WebSite : www.jet-systems.fr/
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