Natural sites and wildlife

The Près-Salés of Arès Lège

Close to the campsite, this 500-hectare nature reserve between the towns of Arès and Lège-Cap Ferret is home to nearly 150 species of birds and one of the richest flora in the region. Activities and visits are organized at the Cabane du Résinier. Information from the Tourist Office of Arès : +33(0)556 039 449

Natural site of St Brice - Quinconces

Following the coastal path, a wooden bridge crosses the Cirès river from St Brice to Arès to the oyster farm port of Andernos les bains via Les Quinconces. A magnificent panoramic view remains one of the "wild" places on the coastline of the basin.

Pescatourism (Fishing)

The oyster farmers and fishermen of the Arcachon Basin invite you to share their daily life and experience a tide at their side. Cast off and dive into the heart of an ancestral know-how. A way to experience the basin differently ! Information from the Tourist Offices of the Arcachon Basin or on

The Teich Ornithological Reserve

Located in the heart of nature, between the delta of a small wild river, the Leyre, and the salt waters of the Bassin d'Arcachon, the reserve offers you an area entirely dedicated to birds and their observation.

For more information and to schedule a visit, do not hesitate to contact the Teich Ornithological Reserve. Phone: +33(0)556 228 093

The Dune of Pilat

The Grande Dune du Pilat is the highest in Europe: 109 m high, 500 m wide, 2,700 m long, 60 million m3 of sand grains... offers you an exceptional panoramic view of the forest, the Banc d'Arguin and the ocean.

Ecotourisme, la vraie nature du Bassin d'Arcachon from Midi Prod. on Vimeo.

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Camping 3 étoiles sur le bassin d'Arcachon, entre le Cap-Ferret et Arcachon
1 rue du Pilote - 33740 Arès
Gironde | Nouvelle-Aquitaine | France
Tél: +33(0)5 56 60 33 33