Le Cap Ferret
23 km of natural, unspoilt beaches, reaching as far as the eye can see
Closest beaches: Truc Vert and Garonne (15 minutes by bike or 30 minutes on foot)
4 minutes away on foot, a bird sanctuary with an educational walking trail across the site. You may be lucky enough to spot common cranes and egrets here. The trail is also a beauty spot for taking walks or jogging.
From one village to another
At low tide, you can stroll from Piraillan across to Le Canon or Grand Piquey
700 metres away, 2 small supermarkets, a bank, post office, bakery, wine shop, café, restaurants
In the village: fish on sale, 3 places to sample oysters and shell fish, a restaurant and tapas bar
A few activities and places to discover: the Cap Ferret lighthouse and wartime “pill-box”, Pyla sand dune(1h 15 mins), Arcachon and its “winter” town(1h 15 mins), Bordeaux and its UNESCO World Heritage listed monuments, World Capital of Wine (1h 15 mins)Vineyards of the Bordeaux region (Medoc, St. Emilion… (1h), Bird Island” tour, Arguin Sandbank, etc.