Activités sur la côte Atlantique Sud

Camping on the South West coast

The South West coast from Charente Maritime to Landes is perfect for family holidays. With sunny weather, big sandy beaches, captivating coastline, pretty seaside towns and villages and vibrant cities, there is much to enjoy on one of France's most beautiful coastlines. 

  • Piscine extérieure du camping Mer et Soleil d'Oléron
    7.9/10 - 199 reviews

    Mer et Soleil d'Oléron

    Charente Maritime



    • Intimate plots
    • Pool complex
    • Maxi playground
    • Ultra-comfortable mobile homes
  • Piscine du Domaine de Soulac
    8.0/10 - 363 reviews

    Domaine de Soulac




    • Family camping
    • Natural environment
    • 3km from the beaches
    • Wellness area
  • Les Viviers



    Close to Bordeaux

    • Private beach
    • Pool complex
    • Unique location on the edge of Arcachon Bay
  • Vue aérienne piscines du camping Les Dunes de Contis
    8.1/10 - 969 reviews

    Les Dunes de Contis




    • Under the pines
    • Access to the beach by bike
    • Large children's aquatic area
    • Family activities
  • La Pointe




    • Seaside
    • Many services
    • Family activities

Things to do on the South West coast

  • Royan


    Royan is full of activities, beautiful sights and plenty of opportunities to explore. Visiting the Palais des Congres, one of Europe's most stunning grand buildings, then stroll along the promenade for beautiful views of the ocean. Afterward, relax on one of Royan's many beaches and take a dip in its clear blue waters. For those more adventurous, available activities include kayaking, windsurfing, or even kite surfing!

  • Bayonne


    Located on the border between the Basque Country and the Landes region, Bayonne is a city rich in culture, with historical monuments and colourful markets. Visit the magnificent Basque Museum and learn about the region's rich cultural heritage, or take a stroll along the picturesque Nive River and enjoy breathtaking views. The best beaches include the beautiful Plage de Bouloc, and local gastronomic specialties include Txakoli wine, Idiazabal cheese, and Bayonne ham. 

  • L’Atlantique en Vélodyssée

    La Vélodyssée

    Want to discover the region by bike? The Vélodyssée is the cycle route that runs along the Atlantic Coast, all the way to the Mediterranean Sea, passing through some of the most picturesque regions in France. Even when tackling small sections, cyclists pass through stunning landscapes such as vineyards, on an adventure that showcases the very best of France. 

Regional culture and activities

Déguster une pâtisserie locale


The south west coast of France is a food lover’s paradise, with regional specialities including lamprey à la bordelaise, Bayonne ham, foie gras and Marennes Oléron oysters. The coastal cities are renowned for their fresh seafood, with the region’s markets and restaurants offering plenty of delicious options. Inland, traditional dishes such as cassoulet, aligot and tripoux offer a wonderful taste of rural French gastronomy

Must-see visits

You must-visit list should include the South West coast's wild beaches, Capbreton, Arcachon Bay, Lake Biscarrosse, Cap Ferret, Biarritz, Cordouan Lighthouse, Fort Boyard, La Rochelle  and the Ile de Ré. 

Surf picto



Surfing, bodyboarding, wakeboarding, kitesurfing, cycling, petanque, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, scooters, catamaran, tree climbing, golf, kayaking, canoeing...

Outdoor activities

Fort Boyard

Gironde Estuary Nature Park

This natural park extends from the Gironde estuary to the Landes. In this immense green area, you can observe birds, walk along marked trails, visit castles and vineyard, and discover local fauna and flora.

Le Cap Ferret

Surfing in Biarritz

Surfing in Biarritz is an experience like no other! The waves here are some of the best in Europe and offer a wide variety of experiences to surfers - from long rolling peaks, to fast punchy barrels. In addition, the stunning scenery adds to the allure of surfing in Biarritz - white sand beaches, rugged cliffs, and rolling green hills. There's a wave for everyone here, from the pros to the beginners. Whether you're looking for an adrenaline-fueled surf mission or a relaxed beach session, Biarritz has it all! So grab your board and head out into the waves - Biarritz is waiting!

La dune du Pilat

Paragliding at Teste-de-Buch

Paragliding at Teste-de-Buch is a unique experience that allows you to take in the stunning views of the region while soaring through the sky. With its rolling hills, vineyards and picturesque beaches, this area provides some of the most amazing landscape for paragliding. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced paraglider, you can enjoy the exhilaration of flying with views that leave you in awe.

Not to be missed

  • le gâteau Basque

    Fort Boyard

    Visiting Fort Boyard is a thrilling experience that's sure to get your heart pounding! The fort, which was built in the late 19th century to protect the French coast from attack, sits on an island just off the coast of mainland France. This imposing fortress stands tall against the rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean, offering visitors a chance to get up close to history and marvel at its architectural beauty.

  • Magret de canard

    Cap Ferret

    Visiting Cap Ferret is a great way to enjoy a peaceful, tranquil getaway. The area is known for its stunning natural beauty, with miles of sandy beaches, dunes and pine forests. You can spend the day soaking up the sun on the beach, or explore the many trails that lead through the dunes and forests. If you'd like to get out on the water, you can hire a boat for fishing or just enjoying the views. In the evening, take in a stunning sunset and enjoy delicious local seafood at one of the many restaurants.

  • Le chocolat de Bayonne

    The Dune du Pilat

    The giant Dune du Pilat is one of the biggest sand dunes in Europe, standing at over 100 meters tall and nearly 3km long. Climb to the top for views of the Atlantic, and then then charge back down the steep, soft slope for a truly unforgettable experience.

Fromage picto

Regional dishes

for mouthwatering tastes


Gâteau Basque

Le bassin d’Arcachon

Magret de Canard

La Palmyre

Bayonne Chocolate

Le poulet basquaise

Poulet Basquaise

Les tricandilles


Les vins de Bordeaux

Bordeaux Wines

Unmissable excursions



Known for its magnificent beaches and perfect surfing conditions, Hossegor is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. The town, in the Landes region, has stunning beaches, hidden coves and rock pools, and a host of brilliant shops and restaurants.

Le bassin d’Arcachon

Arcachon Bay

Arcachon Bay is the perfect place for family adventures, offering a range of activities to suit all ages. From swimming in the crystal-clear waters, to exploring the bustling markets or taking a boat trip across the bay – there is something for everyone! Whether you’re looking for a relaxing day by the shore, or an action-packed adventure out on the water, Arcachon Bay is sure to have something that will keep you entertained.

La Palmyre

La Palmyre

La Palmyre is a great destination for families looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You can spend your days strolling along the beach, taking in the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean or enjoying the animal adventures at La Palmyre Zoo. 

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