Morning Tour to Arcachon Bay with Pyla Dune Visit and Oyster Tasting from Bordeaux

Morning Tour to Arcachon Bay with Pyla Dune Visit and Oyster Tasting from Bordeaux

Discover the beauty of Arcachon Bay for a relaxing day of sun, sea and oyster tasting

Tour type: Group , Duration: 5 Hours

Product ID: 251
Description

The beautiful Bay of Arcachon is located just 45 minutes from Bordeaux. Its 1500 hectares are fed by the Atlantic Ocean forming a lagoon-coloured inland sea which is bordered on one side by a fine sand dune reaching 104 metres above sea level. During this half-day tour explore the Bay discover an oyster farm and visit the Dune du Pyla, the tallest sand dune in Europe; from its summit one can admire the beautiful ‘Landes’ forest.
Schedule:
9am: Meet and drive off towards Arcachon.
1am: Climb the Pyla Dune and enjoy amazing views over the ocean and the Bay of Arcachon.
11am: Drive through the Pinewood Forest, a popular holiday home area for French families to spend their summer holidays.  
11:30am: Arrive at an authentic oyster farm and enjoy an oyster tasting with a glass of white wine. You'll sample 6 oysters per person, including 3-4 different varieties depending on the local produce. Arcachon is home to the traditional culture of oysters.
12:30am: Head back to Bordeaux.

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The beautiful Bay of Arcachon is located just 45 minutes from Bordeaux. Its 1500 hectares are fed by the Atlantic Ocean forming a lagoon-coloured inland sea which is bordered on one side by a fine sand dune reaching 104 metres above sea level. During this half-day tour explore the Bay discover an oyster farm and visit the Dune du Pyla, the tallest sand dune in Europe; from its summit one can admire the beautiful ‘Landes’ forest.
Schedule:
9am: Meet and drive off towards Arcachon.
1am: Climb the Pyla Dune and enjoy amazing views over the ocean and the Bay of Arcachon.
11am: Drive through the Pinewood Forest, a popular holiday home area for French families to spend their summer holidays.  
11:30am: Arrive at an authentic oyster farm and enjoy an oyster tasting with a glass of white wine. You'll sample 6 oysters per person, including 3-4 different varieties depending on the local produce. Arcachon is home to the traditional culture of oysters.
12:30am: Head back to Bordeaux.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Group size
1 - 8
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
3, rue d'Enghien, 33000, Bordeaux

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Includes
  • Visit to the beautiful Bay of Arcachon
  • Climb the Dune du Pyla - Europe's tallest sand dune
  • Tasting of delicious oysters and a glass of white wine
  • Expert tour guide
  • Transportation by minivan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Payment Policy

  • 100% payment by credit card is requested upon reservation. 
  • A receipt is systematically sent to the client by email. Last minute reservations must be financially settled before departure, by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or in cash. 
  • A receipt is issued for the client at the time of payment.  
  • The reservation is considered as accepted by the client upon signature of the order form.
  • Payment: 40% upon reservation, 40% 21 days prior to the visit, the remaining amount (and any additional costs) following the service, to be paid upon reception of the invoice.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 7 days in advance: 100% reimbursed.
  • Under 7 days in advance: no reimbursement.
  • Modification of the date is possible according to availability.
  • If the Company is responsible for any cancelation (dangerous weather conditions, mechanical problems with the transport, unexpected health problems for the guide) the client is entitled to a full reimbursement.
  • The deposits are not reimbursable in the case of the client cancelling the service.  The Company reserves the right to cancel the service if the payment conditions are not respected. The Company reserves the right to modify the program, with equivalent offers, according to the availability of and cancelations by their service providers. The Company is to inform its client in writing of any modifications. Any modification made does not entitle the client to any reimbursement or compensation.

Organized by

Pierre-Jean

Having arrived from Paris 8 years ago to work in the wine business, Pierre-Jean is the former marketing director for a wine company in Bordeaux. Pierre-Jean spends his time organising wine tours to perfection and welcomes tourists to his wine region of choice!


Product ID: 251

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