Real inland sea, the Bassin d’Arcachon communicates with the Ocean in addition to be fed in pure water by the Leyre. These exchanges between pure water and salt water created a unique world. “it’s like the first world ages” wrote Jean Cocteau.
The Bassin d’Arcachon, these are amazing landscapes, built by maritime traditions ; oyster farming and fishing. Nowaday it’s possible to board with our sailors to share a unique moment with those who are living and do the Bassin.
The Bassin d’Arcachon, this is also the Dune du Pilat, a Saharan adventure between ocean and forest at 110 meters high.
The Bassin d’Arcachon, this is also several nature discoveries ; This is the Bird’s Island, which owes it’s name to the numerous birds that came and seeks refuge there.
The Bassin offers a broad range of sport activities and entertainments. The bicycle paths which encircle the Bassin d’Arcachon provide a link between the Cap Ferret and Arcachon through the 10 towns which do the Bassin. A website dedicated to the bicycle offers to the tourists a way to discover the Bassin through bicycles’ circuits and loops.
Finally, the Bassin d’Arcachon, height of its amazing diversity of landscapes, heritage and activities, will delight both young and old !