The Arcachon Basin opened its arms in July to tourists wishing to spend some time in a magical setting. Between charm and authenticity, the Arcachon Bay is easily accessible by train thanks to the high-speed line. For the desires of wide open spaces, family, friends, the Arcachon Basin is no longer the ideal place to spend a dream vacation with complete peace of mind. To live on the Arcachon Basin is to live between land and sea in complete serenity.
On the Arcachon Basin, we have a magical setting that surrounds us and allows us to practice many activities. Surrounded by nature and its colors, we discover the Arcachon Basin by cycling. This means will allow you to move at the rate of the region and its inhabitants while avoiding the flow of tourists.
By bike we discover the Basin but better, especially thanks to the many cycle paths present throughout the region. They take us to the most magical places, as a reward. Never far from the sea but on dry land we present exceptional natural places to discover on the handlebars of a DINGOVELOS bike.
Far from the crowds, the Teich ornithological park is one of the most beautiful nature reserves in the region. Naturally wild, this reserve welcomes year-round bird and nature enthusiasts. It is indeed a nesting place, a migration site that welcomes nearly 330 species of birds on 120 hectares of nature. Visiting the ornithological park is an opportunity to discover a lush nature between marsh lagoons and afforestation. The fauna and flora are to be discovered. The park is accessible by bicycle through the
You must also discover the salt meadows of the Teste de Buch. From the oyster port of Teste de Buch, visitors can discover the beauty of the landscapes of the Basin. A circuit of around 2 kilometers has been set up to venture there by bicycle.
Accessible by boat, it is essential to go to the Banc d’Arguin nature reserve. This sandy island opposite the Dune du Pyla is also home to many migratory birds. Caugek Terns frequently come to find rest there. It is also an exceptional natural area with crystal clear waters. You could almost think that we are on the islands. Constantly in movement with the currents, the Banc d’Arguin is truly one of the natural jewels of the Basin. It offers a unique spectacle and there is no question of damaging or polluting this fragile ecosystem. SEPANSO guards are responsible for enforcing the restrictions.
Once again accessible by boat, we stop at Bird Island and its famous huts built for the surveillance of the parks. The island was used to accommodate cattle. Today it accommodates around fifty cabins without running water or electricity. A true haven of peace in the center of the Arcachon Bay where the silence of nature reigns. Accessible according to the tides, the island retains its authenticity and discreet charm.
The Arcachon Bay is a corner of paradise where nature has its place. Indeed, there are many natural reserves, whether inland or at sea. Notice to all lovers of the great outdoors, the Basin offers its most beautiful treasures. Accessible on foot, by bike or by boat, there is always a way to discover the Basins while respecting its precious environment.