Type of Tour: Bordeaux
Duration: 9 hours
Private English & speaking driver/guide included
Tour Highlights: The Bay of Arcachon with its Bird Island, Cabanes “tchanquées”, Cap Ferret with oyster’s ports, Resort of Arcachon, Dune of Pyla and Arcachon Winter town with its Art Deco villas.
During this tour your Licensed Tour Guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the Bay of Arcachon (1h15 drive from Bordeaux).
Enjoy a discovery cruise of this intact natural space of 250Km ².
Loading aboard a privatized boat for a breath of fresh iodized air near the Atlantic Ocean!
You will first discover the Bird Island, which owes its name to the numerous birds that visit it and find refuge there, and its cabanes “tchanquées” (cabins on stilts)
This tour will continue with a visit of the “Cap Ferret” where can be seen wooden cabins, often very colored, which constitute the workroom of the oyster producers and the fishermen and will remind you the setting of the movie “Little White lies”. A stopover will be planned in an oyster farm to enjoy a tasting of oysters with a glass of white wine.
Before heading back to Bordeaux, your tour guide will show you the Winter town of Arcachon and its Art Deco villas built in the 19th, its Dune du Pyla the highest in Europe with 112m high to enjoy the panoramic view over the forest and ocean.