The Nord Médoc
The Nord Médoc
In Hourtin, the atmosphere is calm and family-oriented, conducive to leisure activities for the little ones. L’île aux enfants is a small paradise of wooden and open-air games for the youngest! You will also find horse riding centres, a Splash Park and a kite zone.
Further north, discover the old seaside thanks to remarkable architecture and a circuit of villas in Soulac-sur-mer.
On some beaches, the remains of the Second World War such as the blockhouses, now painted, are striking.
A few wine châteaux will lure you inland.
At the very end of the northern Médoc, in Le Verdon-sur-mer, the venerable Cordouan Lighthouse stands in the sea. A must-see in the region, a visit will not leave you indifferent.
Finally, discover the river culture of the Nord Médoc thanks to the fishing villages. Several museums will be able to inform you about all these subjects in Le Verdon-sur-mer, Soulac-sur-mer, Talais, Montalivet, Hourtin and Lacanau. The Médoc is a rich culture, far beyond the beaches and waves of summer!
In Montalivet, the largest Médoc market is held every morning in the summer. Taste local oysters on the menu with a glass of white wine by the ocean! And for entertainment, there is an Animalia park in Naujac-sur-mer and an accrobranche in Montalivet.
Discover Bordeaux, its quays and its beautiful architecture, and continue in the Médoc on the Wine Route.Discover
Continue your route to the south and discover the surroundings of the Arcachon basin, the adorable villages of Ferret, the admirable Villas Arcachonnaises, the small seafood restaurants…Discover
In Hourtin, the atmosphere is calm and family-friendly, conducive to the leisure of the little ones. The children’s island is a small paradise of wooden and outdoor games for the youngest!Discover
Many markets invite you to stroll around Carcans and its surroundings. Gourmet markets, night markets, craft markets… the choice is wide!Discover
Several departures from cycle paths allow you to reach Maubuisson, Carcans Ville, the Bombannes area, Hourtin Page, Lacanau Océan, or even the Cousseau pond nature reserve.Discover
Maubuisson and Bombannes, 4 km from the Village and 20 minutes from the ocean bike chalets via the cycle pathDiscover
Three beach accesses and one PRM access allow you to see the ocean while respecting the dune and its vegetation. The aid station is located at the top of the south beach.Discover
Carcans Plage is a simple little village 1 hour from Bordeaux where lovers of the ocean and the forest come to relax.Discover
10 km to the south, accessible by car and bike, Lacanau Océan and its seafront with a view of the ocean await you!Discover