Within one hour’s drive from Bordeaux in the northwest direction, the Atlantic ocean penetrates inside the Landes ? and formes a true small « sea », the Bay of Arcachon. Exposed to a moderate climate with an prolonged sunshine period through the year, it offers its serenity to the heavenly resorts located along the water. The city of Arcachon which has given the name breaths the pine tree scents coming from the near forest and the fresh sea air. Contemplate the stunnung views and enjoy the enchantment of the villas with outstanding architecture, take a trip by ship surrounding the Ile aux Oiseax* and the wooden cabins « planted » in the water and finally savour the freshness of the oysters- some pleasures the should be obligatory before to undertake another trip to :
With its unic geographical location, between the Côte d‘Argent* on the Atlantic ocean on the west side and the Bay of Arcachon on the east side, and with its pure sea charm, Cap Ferret possesses a great reputation of a seaside resort since Napoleon’s time. It is a kind of amalgam that melts the spectacular panoramas projected from the Point at Cap to the natural parc Banc d’Arguin and to the Olympian golden sand mountain Dune du Pyla. In these surroundings identified by a refined and authentic ambience, the lovers of sea flavours will find true treasures : freshly caught fish and seafood are to be tasted in the charmful waterfront restaurents.