A day in Arcachon
Starting at 580€ for the party

  • Full day
  • Private tour
  • Private transportation
  • English-speaking local guide with food and wine expertise
  • Option: Private boat ride on a “pinasse”, a typical local boat, with oyster & white wine tasting

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Arcachon Bay map

Bordeaux / Arcachon / Bordeaux (90 miles/ 2h30 total transfer)

Arcachon Bay map

9:30 AM – BORDEAUX

Hotel pickup in Bordeaux (or another location).

11 AM – FAMOUS DUNE DU PYLA

Discover the Dune du Pyla, the largest sand dune in Europe and climb it!

1 PM – LUNCH

Lunch at a charming local restaurant; discover the local seafood, including the wonderful oysters…

OR

1 PM – LUNCH

Lunch at an oyster farmer cabin (fresh oysters and other seafood + dry white wine…. Yum!) … Also, the oyster farmer will explain everything about his/her job…

AFTERNOON – BOAT RIDE

Enjoy a 2h private boat ride on a “pinasse” (typical local fishing boat) and taste our local oysters and white wine onboard (starting at 300€/boat) Navigate between the oyster parks in small channels, along traditional villages and small beaches of the Peninsula… You will have the opportunity to discover Birds’ Island and its huts/cabins built on stilts (the “cabanes tchanquées”), the Cape Ferret Peninsula small fishing villages and beaches, the Pilat Dune, the Arguin oyster Bank, the very heart of the Bay and the Leyre river delta, the picturesque Oyster Farming Ports… Taste some delicious fresh oysters paired with a local dry white wine.

OR

AFTERNOON – RELAX ON THE BEACH

Enjoy the seaside and the town of Arcachon and relax on a sandy beach…

OR

AFTERNOON – BOAT RIDE

Relax on a boat at 1h30 going all around the “bird island” (starting at 20€/guest).

6/6:30 PM – BORDEAUX

Arrive back at your hotel.


Organization / Price

Included:

  • Booking/organization,
  • private transportation,
  • your local guide/driver.

Not included:

  • Activities, meals, any personal expenses, airfares, accommodation.
  • Generally,  anything not listed in the program.
Booking

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