Make the most of sunny days of the Cap Ferret peninsula, between the Bassin d’Arcachon and Atlantic Ocean. Discover a landscape in perpetual movement over the course of the tides, a delicate gastronomy and infinite ways to ramble and discover nature. Taste South West “art de vivre”!
Day 1 - Arrival
- Transfer in a minibus from Bordeaux airport or station to your hotel in Cap Ferret.
- Arrival at your Boutique hotel offering a unique view over the Bassin d’Arcachon. You will enjoy a spacious room, carefully decorated, combining elegance and modern equipments.
- Diner in a restaurant of Cap Ferret.
Day 2 - A day in a « Pinasse » on the Bassin d’Arcachon
- Boat ride in « pinasse », typical boat with a plane bottom, on the Bassin d’Arcachon. This trip will take you to oysters beds, the birds’ island, the “cabanes Tchanquées” (cabins on stilts), the peninsula fishermen villages and the Pyla Dune.
- Picnic on a sandbank, surrounded by the tremendous nature of the Bassin, including a marvellous seafood platter. You will have the opportunity to make the most of this privileged moment having a swim in the nearby clear water of the Arguin bank. At the end of the afternoon, your pinasse will take you back on solid ground.
- Diner in one of the famous restaurant of the Bassin with a stunning view over the oysters’ beds and the Pyla Dune, one of the highest of Europe.
Day 3 - From Cap Ferret to Arcachon
- Visit of a typical oysters’ farm: The owner will share her passion and knowledge for oysters’ growing. She will especially teach you how to easily open them through an opening workshop followed by a flavoursome tasting.
- Crossing of the Bassin in a taxi boat, from the oyster’s hut to Arcachon, on the other bank.
- Free time to stroll in the city of Arcachon.
- Lunch in a magical place situated on the Pyla Dune flanks. This restaurant offers a refined design and a sublime view on the Bassin opening and sandbanks where waters slide to the Ocean.
- Minibus transfer to Bordeaux airport or station.
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