Arcachon surroundings

The Cap Ferret, a chic seaside resort just a short walk away from Arcachon

Being located 76 km from Bordeaux, Cap Ferret is a wonderful piece of paradise set between the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Arcachon. It is a prominent destination where nature is queen, between pine forest and beach, but where the ecosystem of a rare heritage is still fragile. It is the chic seaside resort  just a short walk away from Arcachon.It is renowned as the most beautiful place on the peninsula of Lège Cap Ferret. The village is especially appreciated for the splendor and the modernism of its landscapes. Due to a fluorescent tourism, Cap Ferret has experienced a fast -...

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The Sand Dune of the Pilat

Somewhere on the edge of the forest of the Landes de Gascogne, The Sand Dune of the Pilat is the highest one in Europe. It is located at the southern entrance of the Bay of Arcachon and has an area of ​​616 m from west to east and 2.9 km from north to south. It has about 60 million cubic meters of sand and is independently integrated in the town of Pyla-sur-Mer.On the western side of the Bay of Aquitaine, one can see a geological formation of the end of the Quaternary on the Sand Dune of the Pilat. The sand that you find there benefits from a designation of "Sable des Landes" which covers...

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