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Sites to visit around the Bassin d’Arcachon

The Bassin d’Arcachon is a little paradise on Earth… With its diverse landscapes and a unique atmosphere in each town and each small village, the Bassin d’Arcachon is a magnificent place that will charm and please you. If you want to discover every corner of the Bassin d’Arcachon during your holidays, then discover the riches of each city to plan your future outings! Start first with Arcachon, where you will be at ease for a pied-à-terre as close to the water as possible in a 4* hotel where a dynamic and friendly team awaits you and does its utmost to make your stay perfect. If you need advice on the best outings to do all around Arcachon, we will guide you without problem!

The South Basin, the Natural

If you enjoy long walks, you can start your journey from Arcachon with a bike. A cycle path crosses all the towns all around the Bassin d’Arcachon. She offers thus a long exotic walk. The Dune du Pilat is a first stop to make, as essential as it is impressive. The highest dune in Europe offers you a magnificent landscape, a panorama crossing forest and Banc d’Arguin . Continuing your journey, discover the small traditional ports of La Teste de Buch, La Hume and Gujan-Mestras. Oyster farmers come here when they harvest and tend to their oysters. A place that smells of iodine and very typical of the region. Continue to the town of Le Teich. A ll nature lovers and in particular bird watchers enjoy it . Indeed, in this city is an immense ornithological natural reserve on more than 120 hectares . DBird species from all over the world are protected. Arrived in the town of Biganos, discover there also a small typical port whose fisherman’s huts are particularly colorful.

To the North, the exotic side

A little less frequented by tourists who are discovering the region : the north of the Bassin d’Arcachon . He conceals magnificent nooks in the heart of nature, to the delight of the inhabitants. Continuing your journey around the Basin, enjoy the long walks on the beach. Taste seafood while enjoying a superb sunset in the colors of fire . ATEnjoy the particularly present nightlife, especially in the town of Andernos Les Bains. If you go to the tip of Lège Cap Ferret by car, you will appreciate the road, lined with pine trees and sand for a total holiday atmosphere. From the town of Claouey, the course of the road follows the water. Vou can stop at any time to taste good oysters harvested directly by the person who serves them to you. The very typical small villages such as La Vigne or L’Herbe are places not to be missed, because they are unique, and the view offered by the fisherman’s huts are breathtaking. The journey ends at Lège Cap Ferret where history meets nature, with Blockhouses and the presence of a lighthouse where it is possible to climb up to admire the view… Finally, at “La Pointe”, you find yourself at the exact place where the ocean meets the Basin…

Happy holidays in the Bassin d’Arcachon, and see you at Hotel Point France!

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