Les Bateliers Arcachonnais
Aquarium et Musée
In a wooden shack opposite the casino, this aquarium has a small collection of Atlantic fish in floodlit tanks.
Cycle paths link Arcachon with the Dune du Pilat and Biscarosse (30km to the south), and around the Bassin d'Arcachon to Cap Ferret....
Town & Beaches
In the Ville d'Été (Summer Quarter), Arcachon's sandy beach, Plage d'Arcachon , is flanked by two piers. Lively Jetée Thiers is at the...
One of the standouts among a cluster of tourist traps.
Les Bateliers Arcachonnais information
Lonely Planet review
Daily, year-round cruises sail around the Île aux Oiseaux , the uninhabited 'bird island' in the middle of the bay. It's a haven for tern, curlew and redshank, so bring your binoculars. In summer there are regular all-day excursions (11am to 5.30pm) to the Banc d'Arguin , the sand bank off the Dune du Pilat.