"Arcachon and the Dune de Pyla" Top 5 Page for this destination Arcachon by Toyin
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When I set out on this First trip of 2005 from Paris to Bordeaux, it was with a view to climb the Dune de Pyla. It is instructive to note that Arcachon is about 57 miles from Bordeaux. So it was wise to base in Bordeaux the first night and just did a leisure drive to Arcachon the following day.
As I approached the bend, I saw a spetacle, like the end of the road. Instintively, I packed my car, and took this shot. This was the first impression of the Dune de Pyla:
117 meters high, and 9kilometers in lenght. It lies south of Arcachon.
Immediately at the Car Park, you will see maps showing the entire area, and the direction to follow.
- Pros:Nice beach, beautiful Dunes
- Cons:Could be very tiring to do the whole dunes
- In a nutshell:Its a wonder!
These shops are located at the foot of the Dune. You can buy gift items such as cards and local crafts, you can also buy... more travel advice
Climbing up is tiring, but climbing down this dune could be very dangerous. On this occassion, I saw a lady being helped... more travel advice
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