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A day by the bay of Arcachon

Arcachon Dune du Pilat
Arcachon Dune du Pilat

Private tour Arcachon

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Oyster tasting Arcachon

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Arcachon fishermen
Arcachon fishermen

Arcachon private tour

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Arcachon Dune du Pilat
Arcachon Dune du Pilat

Private tour Arcachon

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Private Day Tour

  • Full day

  • Private tour

  • Private transportation

  • English-speaking local guide with food and wine expertise

  • Option: Private boat ride on a “pinasse”, typical local boat, with oyster & white wine tasting


Download the itinerary Full Day in Arcachon

Bordeaux / Arcachon / Bordeaux (90 miles/ 2h30 total transfer)

9.30AM                      BORDEAUX

Pick up at your hotel in Bordeaux (or other location in Bordeaux).


11AM                         FAMOUS DUNE DU PYLA

Discover the Dune du Pyla, largest sand dune in Europe and climb it!


1PM                           LUNCH

Lunch at a charming local restaurant; discover the local seafood including the wonderful oysters…



1PM                           LUNCH

Lunch at an oyster farmer cabin (fresh oysters and other seafood + dry white wine…. Yum!) … Also, the oyster farmer will explain everything about his/her job…



    During the afternoon, you have a few options:


  • Enjoy the seaside and relax on a sand beach…

  • Enjoy a 2h private boat ride on a “pinasse” (typical local fishing boat) and enjoy a tasting of oysters and white wine onboard.

 (starting at 300€/boat) **

  • Stroll on a boat during 1h30 all around the “bird island” (20€/guest).


6.30PM                      BORDEAUX

Arrive at your hotel in Bordeaux.

** 2 hour- tour on a traditional “pinasse”, typical boats from the Bay of Arcachon:


Navigate between the oyster parks in small channels, along traditional villages and small beaches of the Peninsula… You will have the opportunity to discover Birds’ Island and its huts/cabins built on stilts (the “cabanes tchanquées”), the Cape Ferret Peninsula small fishing villages and beaches, the Pilat Dune, the Arguin oyster Bank, the very heart of the Bay and the Leyre river delta, the picturesque Oyster Farming Ports…

Taste some delicious fresh oysters paired with a local dry white wine (extra fee).

Arcachon private guided tour

Organization / Price 


  • Booking/organization,  

  • private  transportation,  

  • your local guide/driver.

Not  included: Activities,  meals, any  personal  expenses,  airfares,  accommodation.

Generally,  everything  not  listed  in  the  program.


540€ (1 to 3 guests)

570€ (4 to 5 guests)

610€ (6 to 8 guests)

Please note that there might be an extra charge if departure and arrival

are not in Bordeaux City Center.

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