The reservoirs teem with bass, grey mullet, plaice, bream and shrimps – to the delight of the cormorants!
In the undergrowth, small mammals can be seen.
You might even come across a deer on the look-out !
For bird-watching, it’s better than the Île aux Oiseaux. Here you can observe egrets, warblers, swans and wild duck.
Follow one of the two waymarked trails or, even better, take a guided walk with a local guide.
You’ll always come across an oyster farmer willing to share his passion for his work and open a few oysters for you to taste with a glass of white wine.
The tranquillity of this village remains undisturbed apart from the intense market activity in July and August. For these two months, Piraillan opens its covered market hall for food stalls, and a melting-pot of clothes, gadgets and other fashion accessories are arrayed outside.
Come here to taste brochettes, tapas and other savoury delights typical of South-West France
and the Bassin d’Arcachon.
You can also stock up on fresh fish and seafood, meat,
local fruit, vegetables and cheeses – not forgetting Bordeaux wines.
An administrative centre, Lège is a hub for the whole peninsula.Visit the village
Almost as soon as you arrive on the peninsula the village of Claouey sets the tone, and already offers a complete change of scene!
Here is the promise of a real holiday.
It’s like nowhere else - unique and authentic.
It’s a place where time stands still, and you really feel as though you’re on holiday.Visit the village
Ideal place to stock up on lines, shackles or any other spare parts you might need if you’re planning a sailing or fishing trip.Visit the village
If for you holidays are all about enjoying the fresh air and the beauty of nature, you’ve come to the right place!Visit the village
But don’t imagine for a minute that you’re on your own: you’re surrounded by a whole world!Visit the village
If what holidays are all about is doing just what you like and not doing what you don’t like, then this is the ideal place!Visit the village
A cinema backdrop for a real holiday in an authentic unspoilt location!Visit the village
In the sun or in the shade, the beach is the ideal backdrop against which to immerse yourself in the summer’s best-seller. You can still keep an eye on the kids diving from the raft in the swimming area, while the little ones are having fun at the club.Visit the village
First of all, immerse yourself in the colourful atmosphere of the market, typical of south-west franceVisit the village