Dune du Pilat, La Teste-de-Buch

4.8
#1 of 392 in Parks in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
When you visit Dune du Pilat, you'll immediately realize why this immense, tall dune is one of the most visited natural sites in the entire country. Officially called the Dune of Pilat, this unique land mass located in Arcachon Bay is the tallest sand dune in Europe and a favorite site for hikers and windsurfers. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and an enormous pine forest, this dune on a peninsula is one of the most unique landscapes in all of France. Locals call it a "Sand Monster" or a "Menacing Sand Wall." Thanks to recent developments, you can reach the dune easily by car. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Dune du Pilat and many more La Teste-de-Buch attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's La Teste-de-Buch road trip app .
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  • You get climbing the moon and the show is magnificent. The sea littered with other sand tongues that make it Caribbean. The succession of ups and downs of the dunes... Don't miss it
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  • Beautiful scenery, easy access via the stairs. Beware parking car paying. This activity is worth a visit! Do without even hesitating for the little ones. Ultra soft sand, pleasant barefoot.
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  • Amazing place, although approaches are a bit crowded. Easy to get away from crowds once you are on top.
  • Very entertaining to visit with friends. The views are incredible. Worth a visit.
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