A wide choice of activities and sites are offered to those who want to discover this area. Port Ostréicole such as L’Herbe, Le Canon, Le Mimbeau allow pleasant walks and taste the oyster. The lighthouse of Cap Ferret can take the height. From there, it is possible to see Banc d’Arguin, Ile aux Oiseaux.
From Arès to Teich, a succession of protected natural sites remind us that the Bassin d’Arcachon is above all a “nature” destination. The “Prés Salés”, natural reserve, the “Domaine de Certes-Graveyron”, the ornithological reserve, perfect places to walk, learn about the fauna and flora, observe the birds at the time of migration.
Without forgetting Arcachon, without which the basin would not be really the Bassin d’Arcachon ! Away from the bustle of the beach, the large houses of the winter city call for escape and plunge into the nineteenth century.
The Dune du Pilat, located on the southern part of the Bassin d’Arcachon, is the highest sand dune in Europe, measuring no less than 110 meters high. Essentially known for its exceptional size, the Dune du Pilat is nonetheless a protected natural site, endowed with an important biodiversity.
Located 45 km from Arès, Bordeaux can be easily visited in one or two days. World Heritage of UNESCO since 2007, the city is full of neighborhoods, museums, parks and walks.
Each neighborhood has its own atmosphere. Le Vieux Bordeaux will delight architecture and history enthusiasts (St André cathedral, Porte Cailhau, Place de la Bourse, Grand Théâtre …), the Chartrons quarter (emblematic of the Bordeaux wine trade) is full of small shops, restaurants and bistros, St Michel very multi-cultural is in constant turmoil. Bacalan and Bastide, newer neighborhoods, offers modern and unusual places such as “la Cité du Vin” and the Darwin Ecosystem.
We must not forget the institution of Bordeaux : le Cannelé. To taste on the spot or to bring back in memory. When you have tasted it, you can not live without it.
The Bordeaux vineyards are no less than 120 000 hectares of vines and 6 wine appellations. It is possible to visit, taste wines at the property or participate in oenology workshops.
Each appellation has its specificity and identity.
- Bordeaux, porte du vignoble
- Les Graves et Sauternes
- Le Médoc
- St Emilion, Pomerol, Fronsac
- Blaye et Bourg