The Gironde estuary
It is the largest estuary in Western Europe, but also the best preserved. This estuary has an area of 635 km², stretches 75 km long and 12 km wide. The Gironde estuary is home to many islands, three of which can be visited on cruises. You will be charmed by the landscapes of the Gironde.
Located 7 kilometers from the coast, the Cordouan Lighthouse is located at the mouth of the Gironde estuary, surrounded by sandbanks. It is the oldest lighthouse in France still in operation. You can visit this lighthouse, accessible only by boat. Let yourself be tempted by an exceptional visit to an emblematic place.
Soulac-sur-Mer is ideally located on the Atlantic Coast. You will find beaches as far as the eye can see. You will enjoy surfing, swimming or all types of sporting activities. We advise you to visit the Notre-Dame-de-la-Fin-des-Terres Basilica. Do not miss the Museum of Art and Archeology presenting the history of Aquitaine.
Montalivet is located at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in the tip of the Médoc. You will discover a naturist area, with two kilometers of beaches. Take the air and get closer to nature, in the more than 200 hectares of pine forest.