There is a national holiday that resonates like a tradition: July 14, the day of liberation. Every year, young and old alike come together for dances, but also and above all, in front of the fireworks. However, with 2020 having brought its share of contradictions, the fireworks display is canceled in almost all French cities. […]READ MORE
Arcachon hosted the first edition of the Fête de la mer et des littoraux last year at the end of June. The second edition was to be held around the same dates. This was obviously without counting on the Covid. Despite some fears, the party that plunges the coast in a most festive atmosphere, under […]READ MORE
On the Arcachon Basin, the markets are present all year round and accompany you throughout the seasons. The opportunity to see the colors of fruits and vegetables scroll by, and to observe the succession of smells that fade one after the other to give way to new ones over time. No matter the place or […]READ MORE
Although surfing has become a true religion on the Basin, Arcachon is full of many other water sports to practice alone, with friends or family. Whether you are of a laid-back or rather curious nature, your heart as a sports enthusiast at sea will inevitably find happiness. Indeed, you can discover the nooks and cranies […]READ MORE
Every day, numerous markets all over the Arcachon Basin welcome hundreds of visitors. Native to the region or passing through during the holidays, it is essential to take a tour. Curious to taste regional specialties or in search of original souvenirs for your loved ones, you will find your happiness in the markets of Arcachon […]READ MORE
The Arcachon Basin is a popular destination for French and foreign holidaymakers. It is also a land of many professional events. During a seminar, a romantic weekend or a family vacation, the Basin offers such a variety of activities that young and old alike are always happy. In addition to discovering the architectural beauty of […]READ MORE
The Arcachon Basin is a popular destination for French and foreign holidaymakers. It is also a land of many professional events. During a seminar, a romantic weekend or a family vacation, the Basin offers such a variety of activities that young and old alike are always happy. In addition to discovering the architectural beauty of the region and its coastal landscapes, the Basin brings together many clubs, shows, attractions and activities that will delight the youngest!
Young and old alike, young and old alike love amusement parks.
Thrill-seekers or those who are accustomed to small trains for the less courageous, amusement parks bring together families and friends to unwind and simply have fun for a day.
Kid Parc de Gujan-Mestras has made its specialty the adaptation of classics from large parks. Indeed, each of the attractions has been imagined and built to immerse children in a magical world whose universe has come straight out of their favorite cartoons.
It is possible to celebrate special occasions such as your children’s birthday at this park. Surrounded by their classmates and friends, your children will have an unforgettable birthday.
From the “Bouncy Island”; a giant air cushion to climb, at “La Cascade Enchantée”; giant toboggan runs, children will have plenty of playgrounds to spend their energy on.
In addition, two big novelties inspired by the main theme of the park: pirates, made their debut last year. These are “La Tour de Chute” and “Air Pirates” where thrills are guaranteed.
For those who are passionate about insects and butterflies in particular, come to Paradis du Papillon.
This greenhouse brings together various varieties of butterflies from all over the world: Africa, India, Madagascar, Asia, Central America, etc …
In addition to a colorful spectacle, you can also find carnivorous plants and Amazonian predator aquariums.
We are all curious about these living beings with whom we share our planet. Each species has its own way of life, with its respective preys and predators.
Each animal has its own beauty and secrets. They are all so fascinating to us.
To better understand them and learn to respect them, the Arcachon Basin Zoo has set itself three missions. The first concerns the education that we provide to our children on major environmental issues and endangered species. The zoo also ensures the reproduction and reintroduction of so-called “sensitive” species. Finally, the zoo is involved in research programs aimed at improving their protection.
In addition to presenting many carnivorous, herbivorous, bird and primate species, and organizing activities with them, this is also an opportunity to educate your children about environmental issues and respect for animals.
From amusement parks to animal parks, the interests of your children will be keenly stimulated. There are also many clubs covering the entire Arcachon Basin, offering various activities. Learning while having fun is the key word in the region. Have a great family vacation and meet everyone’s expectations. It won’t be long before your return, we hope!