Arcachon beach, Atlantic coast, France

Atlantic Arcachon beach


Visit the oldest resort on the French Atlantic coast.

Catch a boat, go for a swim of take a stroll down the 800m long beach at Arcachon, the oyster capital of the Atlantic coast.

Arcachon is a chic coastal resort with a beautiful long sandy beach, popular with beach volleyball players in summer.

Two raised piers offer boat trips to the nearby islands, across the bay to Cap Ferret and various pleasure cruises and speed boat rides.

Known for great food, particularly the local oysters, you can visit one of the many restaurants which offer a view of the beautiful blue sea and the famous 'Belle Époque' architecture.


Arcachon, 33120, Gironde, France

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