Category Activities in Arcachon

22 Apr

Living an exceptional experience: pescatourism

As the name suggests, Arcachon is surrounded by a pond where marine animals live. Pescatourism allows people who do not know this environment to discover the profession of oyster farmer. As this profession is often devalued, oyster farmers want to reveal their way of working and their fishing technique to prove that they do not […]

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6 Mar

ISLANDS AND PENINSULAS

From Arcachon to Cape Ferret, a multitude of islands and peninsulas offer a haven of peace and beauty to rejuvenate as close as possible to nature. The Banc d’Arguin,the Island ofBirds,theisland of Malprat or the peninsula of Cape Ferret are all symbols of the Arcachon Basin that intersect under the same identity while offering a […]

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6 Mar

MARSHES AND SALT MEADOWS

Throughout the Arcachon Basin, you can discover areas living at the rhythm of the tides, many nature reserves rich in flora and fauna, in a “marsh” type environment, typical of the Atlantic Coast. The Salt meadows are mudflat vegetation, rich in sediment, with a rare biodiversity. They allowed man to set foot towards the ocean, […]

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6 Mar

THE CITY and THE ARCACHON NIGHTS

Arcachon, a gem between pine scents and iodized air, lulled by the wind and the spray of the Basin… From Thiers Pier to Winter City … There is Arcachon postcard version, with its mythical Thiers Pier that takes place towards the waters of the Basin, swept by the metal footprints of the sailors, on the […]

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6 Mar

ARCACHON BEACHES

Talking about the Arcachon Basin without mentioning the many beaches, it’s not possible! Between Basin and Ocean, the Arcachon Basin is a multiple and delicate ecosystem, bordered by fine sand, varying between authentic ports, ocean beaches, natural lakes … Running for several hundred kilometres, the beaches of the Basin each have their own specificity. In […]

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6 Mar

Discovering wildlife

The Arcachon Basin is a place full of treasures, both related to architecture and its history and flora and fauna. Indeed, it is at the heart of an ecosystem combining pine forest, ocean and large beaches. Known for oyster farming, which contributes to its reputation, the Arcachon Basin sensitizes locals, tourists and local businesses to […]

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