Tour of the Bassin d'Arcachon

A stroll around the Bay of Arcachonis the ideal stay to make

The in family. The tour of the Bassin d'Arcachon, composed mainly of bicycle paths and totally flat, is an exceptional discovery for all nature and sea air lovers but also for all oyster or shellfish lovers. You will enjoy its peaceful atmosphere, its small fishing ports, its small villages, its breathtaking landscapes. Arcachon, the Dune du Pilat , the Cap Ferret are so many emblematic places that make up this cycling trip .

Price from : 1360€
BIKE INCLUDED
Region : Arcachon
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Level :
Type : On the way
Category : Biking
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Hybrid
Dates : Starts any day

Click below to see hotels versions.

Day 1 :   Arrival in Arcachon

Arrival in Arcachon. Transfer on your own to the hotel, settle into your hotel.

Day 2 :   Arcachon To Le Teich

Distance 1 : 16 Miles - 26 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 90 Meters 

You start from Arcachon , a city that comes in many colors: dream villas, hotels with their feet in the water and fine sandy beaches , to reach the Teich . You will follow the beach to the remarkable site of the Dune du Pilat , the largest sand dune in Europe . Take the opportunity to take a break and climb this sand mountain and admire a magnificent view of the Bay of Arcachon . Then head back to the edges of the Basin by crossing the T Teste de Buch and you will finally reach Le Teich, a small port of the Basin very nice.

Day 3 :   Le Teich to Andernos

Distance 1 : 14 Miles - 22 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 60 Meters 

For this beautiful day, you will pass through Biganos and take the opportunity to discover its magnificent port. You will also go along the banks of the Basin and you will cross small fishing villages such as Audenge or Lanton to finally arrive at Andernos les Bains

Day 4 :   Andernos to Arcachon

Distance 1 : 17 Miles - 27 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 90 Meters 

During this day, you will discover the North of the Arcahon Basinandthe famous Cap Ferret. You will first drive along the basin to reachArès , then you will drive in the middle of the natural reserve of the salt meadows , open your eyes in this small corner of paradise. You will then head towards Cap Ferret , on this stretch of land or sand between the Basin and the Atlantic Ocean. At Cap Ferret, take your bikes for a trip to Arcachon, the starting and finishing point of your stay by bike.

Day 5 :   Departure from Arcachon

You can take your time getting started in the morning to have breakfast and depart at your leisure. (Depart on your own). We can help with added nights, car rentals, or other extensions to your travel.

Average / Day : Distance : 25.00 Km / 15.67 Miles - Elevation gain : 80.00 Meters

Bikes available for your tour

The characteristics of this bike are presented as an example and are not guaranteed
Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

Hybrid bike - Standard
SCOTT SUB SPORT 20 - ( or equivalent)
INCLUDED

The SCOTT SUB Sport 20 (or equivalent) features a sporty trekking geometry that suits trips of all distances. Equipped with a Shimano 30 speed transmission, integrated front and rear lights, a custom Racktime carrier and compatibility with Snap'it accessories, this bike is begging to go on an adventure.

Available in men and women versions. Available sizes : Men's M, L, XL ; Women's S, L

  • Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your stuff during your ride.
  • Included with your bike rental :
  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Hand pump
  • 2 spare tubes
  • Rear pannier
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

Accessories


INCLUDED

GPS are included on most of our tours since 2008. We change the units every 2 years and always invest in the best models. Simple to use, easy to read, yet sophisticated devices they are available on all of our tours. The routes described in your roadbook are stored as tracks in the GPS unit. You simply have to follow the line shown on the GPS, and enjoy. 1 GPS for every 1-3 people


INCLUDED

Our roadbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our roadbooks even better. Our roadbooks include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow step by step directions (cue-sheets). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.


INCLUDED

Our Travelbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. You will find information about the hotels, itinerary, regional informations...

Click below to see activities per trip version.

Extra activities can change based on the tour dates

ACTIVITIES INCLUDED

Daily Elevation Profiles
Average / Day : Distance : 25.00 Km / 15.67 Miles - Elevation gain : 80.00 Meters
Day 2 :   Arcachon To Le Teich

Option 1: 16 Miles - 26 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 90 Meters 

Day 3 :   Le Teich to Andernos

Option 1: 14 Miles - 22 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 60 Meters 

Day 4 :   Andernos to Arcachon

Option 1: 17 Miles - 27 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 90 Meters 

Included

 

  • 4 nights of accommodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel
  • Hybrid bike rental included
  • Orientation in person with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps, touristic information.
  • Mobile Application or 1 GPS for every 1-3 people
  • All luggage transfer
  • Comprehensive trip literature
  • Technical and emergency support available at all times
  • Crossing by boat from Cap Ferret to Arcachon on day 4

What's not included

  • Airfare to and from the trip
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Drinks
  • Some meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own.

 

Informations & Recommendations

  • Access by car or train to Arcachon.

Tour rates

Contact our tour consultants for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.

Price from* & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Standard 1360 € 220 € 2020 €
*Rates vary according to hotel availability and specific start date. Please contact us for triple room rates

Activities

Category Activity Price
Tickets Boat crossing Cap Ferret to Arcachon Included

Extra activities can change based on the tour dates

Accessories

Accessories
GPS Included
Biking Roadbook Included
Travelbook Included

Bikes available

Bikes available Options per person
Hybrid Bike Rental
    Standard Included
Electric assist bike
    Standard Contact us
Kid Bike Rental
    Standard 95 €



Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.
Bot scann is mandatory