Arcachon’s most beautiful views

The Arcachon Basin is known for its holiday attraction that attracts crowds every year.

This is due in particular to its beautiful landscapes, which differ from one end to the other and which make this place so unique. The Basin is an exceptional place that deserves to be observed and appreciated in order to be able to realize the beauty of the place that is breathtaking. Discover it like never before, both during your stay and before, to prepare your outings with family or couple!

Eating and watching

The Arcachon Basin region offers different ways to observe its beautiful landscape. It is indeed possible to do so, for example, thanks to many restaurants located by the sea to be able to combine gluttony and beautiful views.
Among these restaurants is La C(o)orniche, which is a veritable institution for connoisseurs, where you can eat your feet in the sand. Nestled in a former hunting post overlooking the sea, this upscale place is 4.5 km from the highest dune in Europe, the Pilat dune, and 5.7 km from the beach of the Arbousiers. It’s enough to take the full view with a beautiful sunset on summer evenings.

Another must-see address, this time located in Cap-Ferret, the Pinasse Café. This restaurant offers you to eat in front of an idyllic view overlooking the Dune du Pilat with a la carte of land and sea cuisine and quality products. A moment out of time when all the senses are called upon for a unique experience.

Direct access

You can also access beautiful views by going to sites that are accessible to the public and completely free. Take heights by climbing the spiral steps of the Sainte-Cécile observatory, a 25 m high metal tower with an observation platform offering an exceptional panorama of the entire Arcachon Basin and the pine forest with a 360-degree view. Also, you can admire the view from the pier the Chapel Croix des Marins which offers a magnificent view of the sea. You will understand, do not forget to bring his camera to immortalize these moments of discovery!

The Basin can also be observed from the sea or from the air as some professionals in the Basin offer to rent boats or to book a private plane tour in order to observe the place from the outside. For example, the Private Plane offers different aircraft models from Arcachon La Teste de Buch for sessions with variable time. It’s enough to take a full view from the sky. In the same way, you will have the opportunity to discover the Basin at its heart, with the Union of Arcachonese Boatmen, which offers several boat trips to visit the Basin. The tours allow you to discover the Island of Birds and its Huts, the oyster parks, the passes, where the Basin and the Ocean meet, or the Banc d’Arguin, to name but a few examples. Activities to share with friends or family to create beautiful memories in a unique place.

The Arcachon Basin is a region where rejuvenating is the watchword. For all lovers of new products and experiences, there is no shortage of activities. In short, the Arcachon Basin is a small corner of paradise full of spectacular places that make you look out, allowing you to go home with memories full of your head.