About The Bay at the Cote d'Argent

The Cote d'Argent ("Silver Coast") extends from the Gironde estuary in the north to beyond Bayonne on the Spanish frontier in the south before joining the Cote des Basques to the southwest.

The Bassin d'Arcachon is by far most interesting section of the Cote d'Argent - the coast of seemingly endless white sandy beach stretching from the Pointe de Grave until well beyond Arcachon.

Another of nature's marvellous spectacles may be found at the Arcachon basin: the Dune du Pyla. Europe's largest sand dune offers the willing climber a splendid view. Your eyes will wander over the wide beaches of the Banc d'Arguin, over the Ile aux Oiseaux, the dancing ships, the pine forests and the Atlantic ocean.