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A popular beach resort town on the Atlantic coast, Arcachon offers you fine, sandy beaches and a particularly mild climate said to be favorable to people suffering from pulmonary diseases. This town is in the Gironde department just southwest of Bordeaux in the Landes forest. In the summer, the lovely surroundings become jam-packed with tourists, so it's always a good idea to plan ahead when you need to get somewhere on time. \"Arcachonnaise\" is the local name for an Arcachon villa, the architectural style of the city's many older houses. Many criticized this style of unique Victorian architecture for generations, but now many people consider it charming and deeply human. Arcachon is in Gironde. Add Arcachon and other destinations in France to your travel plans using our France trip planning website .
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Arcachon Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux Including Pyla Dune and Oyster Tasting BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $79
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Bordeaux Super Saver: Small-Group Trip to Arcachon with Oyster Tasting and Lunch plus Médoc Wine Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $182
Duration: 10 hours
ALL TERRAIN ELECTRIC SCOOTERS RIDES IN ARCACHON BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $29
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