Actualités : Discover the Bassin d'Arcachon and the Cap Ferret peninsula in winter
Visiting the Bassin d'Arcachon and the Cap Ferret peninsula in winter means rediscovering the place.
Indeed, you find yourself immersed in a totally different atmosphere, and just as pleasant!
This is an opportunity for you to enjoy a long invigorating walk on the ocean, with this feeling of being alone in the world facing the immensity of the spaces available to you, and to go in search of some driftwood, to bring some Bassin home!
Sunny winter days bring unique & changing colors that will delight each of you!
To discover the Bassin, why not take advantage of a barge or pinnace ride? The opportunity for you to benefit from an incomparable calm, and always fantastic colors!
The bravest will embark on the ascent of the Dune du Pilat, although its famous staircase is removed at this time!
For the luckiest among you, you might even discover the Dune covered in a light blanket of snow…
After all these emotions, it's time to relax!
Why not let yourself be tempted by a balneo?
The Domaine du Ferret invites you to a moment of relaxation. Their balneo spa offers access from 16 years old and by reservation to its two heated pools, jacuzzi, sauna & hammam. You can also enjoy a body or facial treatment, for a completely relaxing stay.
In terms of gastronomy, oysters are undeniably the queens of the season in the Bassin !
Traditionally, oysters are consumed from September to April, since during the remaining 4 months (from May to August) the oyster reproduces, which makes it milky.
Easy to remember, we apply the “r” rule; each month containing "r" allows you to consume oysters! Of course, it is now possible to eat our delicious oysters from the Bassin d'Arcachon all year round...
The end of the year is also an opportunity for you to discover our Christmas markets! You will find them mainly on Lège and Andernos, near the Aux Couleurs du Ferret campsite.
Enough to fill Santa's basket with products from the Bassin d'Arcachon...
Winter in the Bassin d'Arcachon is also an opportunity for you to discover Cabanes en Fête at the beginning of December, at the oyster port of Andernos-Les-Bains.
This festive day on the Bassin d'Arcachon celebrates the oysters and wines of Entre-Deux-Mers. On this occasion, great starred chefs come to share their talents with visitors, to the rhythm of bandas and brass bands, which will warm up your winter.
In winter on the Bassin d'Arcachon & the Cap Ferret peninsula, we take the time, around a good hot chocolate facing the Bassin, to appreciate the view that is offered to us, for a magical moment. .