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We came to Arcachon on October 3. We based ourselves in Bordeaux and visited Margaux in the morning and Arcachon in the afternoon. We parked at the Gare (Train Station) Parking Lot for 2.90 euros (less than 2 hours. October is considered non peak time...More
Arcachon has a laid-back atmosphere and plenty of picturesque, tranquil stops, including the Thiers jetty, A pleasant stroll along the pier Great place to watch the water traffic go past and look along the beach Arcachon is such a picturesque town to visit. Beautiful Views,...More
We were on the jetty basically to board the ferry over to Cap Ferret. It is a nice pier, NO fishing etc. on this one, That is allowed just at the next pier. Very busy with all the ferry boats taking folks to different parts...More
At the entrance to the pier are footprints of French yachtsmen, (similar to the walkway of stars in Hollywood). I don't know the pier's length, but it goes out a fair distance, enough to give good panoramic views of the seafront.