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Dune du Pilat, La Teste-de-Buch

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When you visit Dune du Pilat, you'll immediately realize why this immense, tall dune is one of the most visited natural sites in the entire country. Officially called the Dune of Pilat, this unique land mass located in Arcachon Bay is the tallest sand dune in Europe and a favorite site for hikers and windsurfers. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and an enormous pine forest, this dune on a peninsula is one of the most unique landscapes in all of France. Locals call it a "Sand Monster" or a "Menacing Sand Wall." Thanks to recent developments, you can reach the dune easily by car. Plan your Dune du Pilat visit and explore what else you can see and do in La Teste-de-Buch using our La Teste-de-Buch vacation builder.
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  • The largest dune in Europe, it is an exceptional place, view wonderful, there is a staircase to climb the dune, fortunately for exhausting by sand. To do. Large car park for parking.
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  • I am lucky to live on the basin and frankly the Sun it's 'beautiful' to do.. .that either family or between lovers.
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  • And even if the Sun is strong! Take a hat and his courage to two feet water point of view here top merit
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