Cap Ferret surroundings

The Bay of Arcachon

The famous Bay of Arcachon is a marvelous mesotidal lagoon majestically located in the Landes de Gascogne in the Gironde region. All on its own, it interrupts the 260 km dune cordon of the Silver Coast. It is very different from the other lakes of the Landes because it opens up on the Atlantic Ocean through the famous passes of the Bay of Arcachon.It hosts a small inland sea of ​​155 km2 at high sea and 40 km2 at low tide. Activities dominating the area include oyster farming, recreational activities and fishing. Since June 8, 2014, it has been designated to give a shelter to the marine...

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