Practical information about Cap Ferret
Cap Ferret in a few
Beautiful landscapes, intense blue water, a pleasant climate throughout the year, oysters with incomparable iodized flavors, a dune that the whole world comes to visit ... The reputation of Cap Ferret is quite justified.Whether you are looking for a lovely seaside town which can take care of the holidaymakers’ families and offers summer festivities that will make you discover folklore and local gastronomic specialties. If you are a fan of the outdoors who wants to enjoy your holidays by revitalizing and by relaxing, you will find what you are looking for in Cap Ferret.
Indeed, the peninsula has the originality of having two faces with very different assets. To the west, a long dune that protects beautiful beaches swept by the waves of the ocean. In the east, villages of oyster- farmers with charming little beaches for family. And to take advantage of both facets of this place, there are kilometers of bike paths to be explored and maritime shuttles that provide an original view from the sea of wonders of the coast of the Basin.This enchanting setting is probably not totally unknown to you, as it served as the setting for famous films such as Guillaume Canet's Les Petits Mouchoirs. Moreover, the stars of the small and big screen appreciate the atmosphere and the discretion of Cap Ferret. Therefore , it is probable that when you returned from the beach you would cross familiar faces.
Gastronomy, the Cap Ferret and its villages are not outdone of specialties to taste.Of course, the sea is the first place to find the deliciousness with the oysters in great favorites. However, sausages (sausages) and pastries (fluted and cabbage) follow closely in the range of local and typical flavors.As you can see, the Cap Ferret offers only good surprises which will be among the highlights of your stay.
When should we come?
The sunny days begin in April and end in October. As of July, temperatures rise and can reach 28 °. The ideal conditions for bathing (water reaching 22 °, swept by a hot wind of 18 °) are gathered from June to October, with a peak in July and August.
Good to know!
The benefits of spending a holiday at Cap Ferret are so numerous that the place get known word of mouth by regular visitors. Therefore, if you plan to leave during the summer, it is recommended to get organized in the winter.