What to do in Lacanau?
Staying in Lacanau or in the vicinity will be a great way to set off and discover its various assets, among which its lake, its beaches, its natural reserve… so much to enthrall nature and outdoor sport enthusiasts!
If they crave a sea bath or feel like relaxing on the beach, holidaymakers can either reach Moutchic Beach, the northern, southern or central beaches. While you are there, how about trying water sports like surfing, stand-up paddling and many other activities? You can’t miss that!
With its numerous bike lanes, Lacanau allows you to take enjoyable bike tours. It is even possible to cycle around Lacanau Lake or to take the famous Vélodyssée road that runs all the way along the Atlantic Coast. Kick-start your two-wheeler and set out on a discovery journey across the landscapes that make the seaside resort and its surroundings unique.
Hiking the Natural Reserve of Cousseau Lake
If you are keen on hiking, you’ll be able to make it to the Natural Reserve of Cousseau Lake. Covering no less than 1,500 acres, this wildlife refuge nestled between the sand dunes and the forest will let you discover a variety of dragonfly, bird and mammal species, and get on top of an observation deck for a flabbergasting 360° panoramic sight. To step deeper into the reserve, you will be guided by a professional, it is therefore recommended to book your visit beforehand.
What to do in the vicinity?
Near Lacanau, holidaymakers can further discover Aquitaine by heading towards Arcachon Bay and Lège-Cap Ferret mainly, stroll in the streets of Bordeaux, or even travel to Hourtin farther north, near the wine-growing Bordelais region.
Located on the Atlantic coast of Gironde, Lacanau truly offers a myriad of activities to do and sightseeing spots to discover.
Beach lovers will find fulfillment in the vast swathes of fine sand, perfect for swimming, surfing or just simply vegging out in the sun.
Those with a liking in water sports can also dive across Lacanau Lake, an ideal site for sailing, paddling and kayaking.
For a more natural experience, the surrounding forests offer splendid hiking and mountain biking trails for an enhanced exploration of the area’s beauty.
Wine lovers will enjoy the vineyards of the region of Médoc, where they will have the opportunity to get a taste of the famous Bordeaux wines.
At last, don’t miss the one-of-a-kind cultural and historical experience of visiting Cordouan Lighthouse, one of the oldest and still active lighthouses in the world, built at the mouth of the Gironde estuary.
With a wide range of activities that suits all tastes available in Lacanau and the region around, rest assured your stay will be full of discoveries and entertainment.
Where to stay camping near Lacanau ?
If you are looking for a camping near Lacanau, you can count on 5-star La Côte d’Argent and its huge family-friendly water park! Nestled in the heart of the magnificent department of Gironde, on the Atlantic Coast, this campsite offers a peerless, out-in-the-country experience. Surrounded by a lush forest a few paces away from the fine sand beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, La Côte d’Argent campsite is the perfect place for nature lovers and those with a passion for outdoor activities.
Whether you want to relax by the pool, take part in fascinating water sports and explore nature’s beauty on a bike trip, this campsite provides an array of options to meet all tastes. Besides, the spacious lots to pitch your tent or park your trailer or campervan, the modern amenities and the warm welcome leave no doubt that you will spend memorable holidays in Hourtin, Gironde.
In an easy reach, less than 35 minutes from Hourtin, you will be able to go to Lacanau, and if you are a top sportsperson, why not go for a pleasant bike trip to the town?
The Côte d’Argent is really a must-go place if you want to go camping near Lacanau !