A day by the bay of Arcachon
BORDEAUX WITH ELODIE
Private Day Tour
A day in Arcachon
English-speaking local guide with food and wine expertise
Option: Private boat ride on a “pinasse”, typical local boat, with oyster & white wine tasting
Bordeaux / Arcachon / Bordeaux (90 miles/ 2h30 total transfer)
Pick up at your hotel in Bordeaux (or other location in Bordeaux).
11AM FAMOUS DUNE DU PYLA
Discover the Dune du Pyla, largest sand dune in Europe and climb it!
Lunch at a charming local restaurant; discover the local seafood including the wonderful oysters…
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…
During the afternoon, you have a few options:
Enjoy the seaside and relax on a sand beach…
Enjoy a 2h private boat ride on a “pinasse” (typical local fishing boat) and enjoy a tasting of oysters and white wine onboard.
(starting at 300€/boat) **
Stroll on a boat during 1h30 all around the “bird island” (20€/guest).
Arrive at your hotel in Bordeaux.
** 2 hour- tour on a traditional “pinasse”, typical boats from the Bay of Arcachon:
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 (extra fee).
Organization / Price
your local guide/driver.
Not included: Activities, meals, any personal expenses, airfares, accommodation.
Generally, everything not listed in the program.
540€ (1 to 3 guests)
570€ (4 to 5 guests)
610€ (6 to 8 guests)
Please note that there might be an extra charge if departure and arrival
are not in Bordeaux City Center.