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max. 28 °C
min. 17 °C

Wind: 4 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 4,7 mm
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Data updated at 16:17 (local time)
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Partly Cloudy 28 °C / Partly Cloudy

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When to go to Arcachon? (France)

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What to do in Arcachon : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

ArcachonLocated in Gironde in the southwest of France, Arcachon are just over 10 000 inhabitants, but its agglomeration regroups 60 000. Although charming, she is one of the great resorts of the Atlantic coast, and has a fishing port. It is reached by road (motorway A660) or the train via Bordeaux. To move around the city, you will find a network of buses, minibuses, car sharing electric cars and bicycles, as bike paths are now many in the city and throughout the Arcachon basin. Many sites deserve the benefit of travelers: the five sandy beaches each of which has a special attraction; Deganne the Moorish castle in the park, neo renaissance style, now converted into a casino; Bird Island and tree houses; the war memorial on the place de Verdun, by sculptor Alexander Maspoli in 1924; neighborhood of Pointe de l'Aiguillon designed in the style of a fishing village; Dune du Pyla, Europe's highest; Notre-Dame Basilica; the Marins chapel; the Aquarium Museum. Of course you can enjoy water sports, catamaran sailing, jet skiing, surfing, paddle, kayak. There are different types of accommodation, hotels, guest houses, tourist residences and campsites, but better book in advance for the high season (July / August).


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