Visit the Arcachon Basin
The Arcachon Basin is a lagoon covering 150 km², extremely worthy to be explored through its landscapes, its gastronomy and its seaside resorts. A visit to the Bassin d’Arcachon while camping in Gironde, allows you to explore the surroundings on hiking, biking, with a boat or other engines as kayak or paddle. You’ll appreciate the view over its extensive water surface as far as the eye can see, punctuated by the stakes of the oyster farms. As interesting as its Ile aux Oiseaux and its beaches bordered by pine forests in the backdrop. In this enchanting setting, gourmet holidaymakers can taste there its local specialities, including oysters from the Arcachon Basin, enhanced by a glass of wine (in moderation). Furthermore, the Arcachon basin is also noteworthy by its inviting seaside resorts, particularly for children’s happiness. These are Andernos-les-Bains (to the north), Cap Ferret (to the west) and Biganos (to the east). Go there to discover their coloured markets or let yourself be tempted by a cozy walk to admire their styled, splendid villas.
What to do with your family?
Once being there, the whole family can chill out, everyone can be happy and have fun at the Moulleau beach or the Arcachon beach. For others, who wish to take advantage of their visit and prefer a town sightseeing-it’s up to them. They can make use of the many guided tours on offer. It is also a good moment strolling through the famous Mauresque park, either the «Ville d’hiver » with its superb styled ancient villas or the basilica Notre Dame etc.
What to visit around Arcachon?
When you are getting for your holiday in a camping in Gironde next to Arcachon, go for discovering the numerous gems of the Gironde area. You won’t be deceived! Indeed, the surroundings provide a lot of interesting spots, all worthy to be explored.
Enjoy the Dune du Pilat
Coming to Arcachon will doubtless take you to a renowned must-see site in Gironde: the famous Dune du Pilat. Only 10 km distant from Arcachon, be amazed by this sandy mountain, the highest one in Europe! Go and climb up, once you reach the top, at 110 m high, your effort will be compensated. Enjoy that breathtaking panoramic view! You’ll have a gorgeous 360° overlook on the basin and its surroundings.
Discover La Teste-de-Buch
A further “what to do suggestion” for families may be to go to La Teste-de-Buch, 10 km away. The aim is to experience, particularly for children’s fun, the Zoo du Bassin d’Arcachon. This zoological Park welcomes and looks after numerous species of animals, which are worth discovering.
How to talk about Gironde without mentioning Bordeaux ? If you want to enjoy the culture and history of this region, this is the place not to be missed. Distant about 60 km from Arcachon, this town belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage. Thus, it generously provides museums, historical monuments and lively places such as its water mirror by the banks of Garonne river.
Staying at the campsite in Gironde
Keen to enjoy an amazing stay at a campsite in Gironde ? The 5-star Côte d’Argent campsite with its huge water park welcomes you next to Arcachon at Hourtin. It is located in the municipality of the charming town, which gives its name to the lake. This campsite in Gironde is only an hour and a half’s drive away from Arcachon and nestled in the shade of pine trees. It benefits really from a prime location to enjoy tourism in Gironde. And you’ll also have the opportunity to relax in a superb natural setting. As this campsite has the advantage of being only a few walking minutes away from the beach, in the midst of a pine forest.
This campsite near Arcachon offers a wide choice of accommodation to suit a variety of needs. Many comfortable, well-equipped mobile homes are available to rent. From Wednesday to Wednesday, Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday, you can make the most of their terraces overlooking the forest. Spacious pitches for tents, caravans and motor homes are also available. All have all the necessary amenities.
As for activities, you can take advantage of the 5 000 m² water park and the many leisure facilities. The campsite team also offers a wide range of activities. Sports tournaments, themed evenings, children’s entertainment and outdoor shows are all on the program. You can also enjoy the great outdoors, with numerous hiking and cycling trails nearby.
A holiday at the Côte d’Argent campsite near Arcachon is guaranteed to be a wonderful way to relax and discover the Gironde. Its natural setting, quality facilities and activities make it the ideal destination for holidays at a campsite in Gironde.