Travel Guide Cap Ferret Get to know Cap Ferret

The district of Le Canon in Cap-Ferret

An unmissable small village in the Cap-Ferret region, Le Canton is a wonderful tourist destination with both traditional and modern charm. The city gets hold of its strength from the side of the dune, a true authentic neighborhood where experienced fishermen are living. Passionate about their history, from father to son, these guardians of traditions will tell you about their city, their profession, their lives and their best memories under the generous sun of the Canton.

During a short stroll, let yourself be overwhelmed with emotions along the car park in front of the town hall which offers a superb view of the sea ... An activity to do to your heart’s content during your first visit of the city! If you wish to continue your walk, try to descend to the huts located at the edge of the Bay of Arcachon. From there, you can allow yourself the luxury of  tasting the famous oysters and seafood that make the famous Cap-Ferret!

In spring and summer, the place remains magic! The highly contrasted oyster huts in the Canton decoration add a little extra to the embellishment of the landscape. A visit to the main alleys covered with oyster shells is simply amazing! You will also feel the essences of the mimosa that will make you dive into a pleasantly perfumed world!

The district of Le Canton has among other things, a small intimate beach that is favorably accessible to all tides in the heart of the bay. Despite its small size, the site is quickly invaded by tourists, but if you think that you woul leave earlier, you certainly spend a beautiful day in front of the famous Bay of Arcachon. One of the peculiarities that makes the Canton's reputation is the existence of its legendary jetty where you can take a shuttle or a boat to begin the exploration of the jewels of the great blue lagoon.

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