• Nearest Beach: Hourtin-Plage 0.3km

  • Nearest Lake: 4km

  • Nearest Town: Hourtin Plage 0.3km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Hourtin: 12km
    • Soulac-sur-Mer: 39km
    • Andernos-les-Bains: 65km
    • Bordeaux: 74km
    • La Teste-du-Buch: 107km
    • Arcachon: 113km

Sightseeing

This great parc is just an hour and half from historic Bordeaux. The town itself is listed as UNESCO world heritage site and it has over 350 points of interest. You can wander at your own pace or join an organised tour leaving from the Tourist office. For wine lovers, less than an hour away lies Pauillac with three great châteaux to discover - Château Lafite, Château Latour and Château Mouton-Rothschild. Alternatively take the short car ferry across the Gironde estuary and explore Royan or visit La Palmyre zoo.

Days Out

Hourton Plage

Hourtin Plage

If your holiday is all about gorgeous sandy beaches then you'll be spoilt for choice here. With a variety of water sports to try, from surfing, to body boarding or kite surfing, there are enough activities to keep you entertained all holiday.

Dunes Nature Reserve

Dune du Pilat

The amazing Dune du Pilat is almost three kilometres long and 107m high! It's Europe's largest sand dune and is still growing.  Climb to the top for great views then surf down on a bodyboard - it's huge fun!

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

This campsite is in a great location for wine lovers. It is close to Bordeaux and the famous vineyards of Medoc and Pessac, which tourists are welcome to explore. Bordeaux itself is rich in culture and history and offers divine cuisine, as well as their famous wine. It's an hour and a half drive away, but the town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over 350 points of interest, so not to be missed!

Events in the Region

Events, Carcan Scene

Carcan Scene

Every year the town of Carcans hosts ‘Carcan Scene’ where young budding artists from the ages of 8 to 20 show off their talents from music, dance, street arts and circus.

Events, Bambino Party

Bambino Party

Not forgetting the younger ones, the L'île aux enfants near Hourtin Port hosts the Bambino Party every June, which includes activities for children from the age of 3 months to 12 years and takes place on Ile aux Enfants. 2018 dates to be confirmed.

Off Parc Activities

This is the place to ride the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Surf boards are available to hire on the beach just 300 m from the parc. But if you prefer freshwater then France’s largest lake is only 10 minutes drive away. Facilities for windsurfing and waterskiing are just 4 km away and horse riding and kayaking facilities are just a little bit further out.

The following activities are available off parc:

Activities Information

Golf

19 km from site

Driving Range

40 km from site

Crazy Golf

18 km from site

Fishing

4 km from site

Horse Riding

12 km from site

Adventure Course

18 km from site
Sports Information

Windsurfing

4 km from site

Canoeing

4 km from site

Pedalos

12 km from site

Kayaking

15 km from site