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Arcachon Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux Including Pyla Dune and Oyster Tasting provided by A la Francaise! Bordeaux

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Arcachon Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux Including Pyla Dune and Oyster Tasting

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Comfortable transportation takes you away from the busy streets of Bordeaux to the scenic Bay of Arcachon. With a maximum of eight people per group, your experience away from the city is sure to be an intimate and engaging experience. Begin with a visit to the top of Pyla Dune, which offers exceptional views and stellar backgrounds for your photos. Later, slurp down fresh oysters or shrimp at a nearby oyster farm.
You'll start at
12 Cours du 30 Juillet
12 Cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux, FranceBordeaux Tourist Office Please be there 5 min before tour departure (8.25am)
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    La Grande Dune du Pilat
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Climb the beautiful Pyla Sand Dune
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    Pass by A la Francaise! Bordeaux
You'll end at
3 Rue d'Enghien
3 Rue d'Enghien, 33000 Bordeaux, France
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  • Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Bordeaux
  • Visit the largest sand dune in Europe
  • Travel comfortably in round-trip transportation
  • Get the personalized experience of a small group
Important Information
Departure Point
12 Cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux, France
4h 30m
Return Details
3 Rue d'Enghien, 33000 Bordeaux, France
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Oyster tastings or shrimps (no other food alternative)
  • Climbing the Sand Dune
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - La Grande Dune du Pilat
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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thejackals wrote a review May 2019
New Zealand45 contributions12 helpful votes
We went to Arcachon with Quentin and St Emilion with Chrystelle. Both are excellent guides with amazing knowledge of wines and the area. Small group tours are wonderful. Both Chrystelle and Quentin were engaging and excellent company. We would highly recommend this company. It
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CarolineHampshire wrote a review May 2019
Hampshire64 contributions23 helpful votes
We caught a standard train Bordeaux to Arcachonin just under an hour then connected to the 2 Euro bus to the start of the dune walk on a lovely day...we chose our path and we're rewarded after a tricky 30 minute walk up beautiful white sand(2 steps up 1 back) to magnificent
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Date of experience: March 2019
Saew94 wrote a review Oct 2018
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This tour was AMAZING. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Bordeaux and it's wine regions. The group was a total of 8 people. We drove to the dune, hiked it, enjoyed a bottle of white wine at the top of the dune. Then we went to taste oysters or shrimp
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Date of experience: September 2018
Paula H wrote a review Aug 2018
Miami, Florida7 contributions2 helpful votes
I visited the Dune du Pilat, the highest sand dune in Europe with BORDOVINO, a travel agency offering small group travel and a different kind of experience. Valentin, our dynamic tour guide was very knowledgeable not only about Bordeaux and Arcachon, but also well versed in
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Date of experience: August 2018
Sumeet V wrote a review Aug 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom3 contributions
This was one of 4 half day trips we organised with Bordovino in July All the trips were well organised and communication beforehand was excellent. All the guides were knowledgeable and personable, and made every effort to make us feel involved and to have a special experience.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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By: A la Francaise! Bordeaux
Alana C
We had so much fun visiting wineries and touring St Emilion! Our guide was fantastic and informative! We did not
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Ellie H
Perfect day trip!
It was the perfect day out in wine country! Got to visit two chateuxs taste great wine learn about the history of
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Michelle G
Teruel, Spain
Lovely tour with a fantastic tour guide.
A last minute trip to Bordeaux in January was made even better when we booked onto this tour. Our guide was
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A great taste of St Emilion
The entire tour was enjoyable, Remi was pleasant and informative and kept our day interesting and relaxing. The 2
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Alyssa L
Highlight of our trip to Bordeaux!
This tour is a must do when you are traveling to the beautiful city of Bordeaux. It is perfect for those with
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Lakewood, Colorado
Fell in love with Bordeaux!
Our day started out with a lesson on how to distinguish between wines and it was unexpectedly informative. One of
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Tanjun L
perfect for wine lover
The guide was very nice and introduced the history and general knowledge of the wine production in Bordeaux
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London, United Kingdom
excellent tour
This was an excellent tour, hosted by a very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide, the two wineries we visited
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A most comfortable, all encompassing trip to France guided by wit, humour and warmth
Crossing the ocean to UK, we decided to join a Trafalgar trip to France. It covered a circular trajectory from
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Ian J
Excellent highly recommended
My wife and I really enjoyed this tour. Good exercise with cycling and knowledgeable guides. Great lunch and wine
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