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Thiers Jetty

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Address: Arcachon, France
Phone Number: +33 825 27 00 27
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US$166.85*
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Bordeaux Super Saver: Small-Group Trip to Arcachon with Oyster Tasting and...
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Arcachon Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux Including Pyla Dune and Oyster Tasting

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Great view point at sunset. FAB colours.

Departure points for the sea-buses across the bay or just a stroll to enjoy the views across this gorgeous bay.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
PierreHackney
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London, United Kingdom
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Brussels, Belgium
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

come here after a hectic day, after dinner, relax, enjoy one of the freshest and cleanest airs in the world, coming thousands of km straight over the Atlantic ocean into your lungs; observe the subtle light changes, hear the noise of the beach and the city going close to zero and meditate.

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Vancouver, Canada
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The beach between the two jetties is super nice...golden sand and calm waters. Restaurants and bars along the strand/walkway...its a lovely spot

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Thank John L
Herentals, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

From here you can take the (excursion-) boat to 'ile aux oiseaux', 'Le Cap Ferret' and more. You can buy tickets at the small cabines close by. Here you can find restaurants with delicious (sea-)food. Hikers, please follow the wonderfull GR (horizontally red-white marks) that will lead you behind the harbour and fishermens houses, nice nature and the oistersrestaurants in... More 

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Thank landoftheliving
Woking, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Ideal jumping off point for a tour of the Bassin after lunch. There are a wide selection of routes and operators and the views of the Parc des Huitres and the fishing villages are well worthwhile. Word of warning - if you do not speak fluent French, ask if there is an English translation. Our French is OK but not... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Enjoyable view of the boat traffic and people boarding and leaving ferries and sight seeing tours. Frequently music and singing performers are there. Benches to sit and enjoy a crème glacé and survey beach side restaurants.

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Thank F1_Grand_Prix
in Bordeaux
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

One of the iconic soghts in the city buzzing with life, boats. You can take shuttles to cross the bay, you see the yello whale's tail! Go there by a sunny daynwith a great icecream. That.'s'the best

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Thank AlaininBordeaux
Newcastle UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

You can catch a ferry from here to Cap Ferret for €13 return. As jetties go it's a nice one and quite new.

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Thank RegHollis
Epsom, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to watch the water traffic go past and look along the beach, but the structure is nothing more than functionary, just set in an amazing location - Arcachon We caught the catamaran ride from here,

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Thank Francis J
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Departure points for the sea-buses across the bay or just a stroll to enjoy the views across this gorgeous bay.

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Thank PierreHackney
Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Not a long pier, but well maintained with a lot of seating and nice big platform at the end for people wanting to hang out or take pictures, etc. The whole sea side area is quite pleasant and low key, with the lovely views and an easy going vibe. It is a nice mix between commercialization and the simplicity of... More 

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