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Opt for a family holiday, close to the largest sand dune in Europe, in the heart of the Gironde in the New Aquitaine region. Choose the rental offer that suits you, for one or more weeks with your children. The 4-star campsite near the Dune du Pilat is located near the towns of Biscarrosse and Arcachon. The campsite offers many activities, games and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. The most beautiful tourist sites are within easy reach. The children’s club will allow the youngest to spend an unforgettable stay, filled with beautiful encounters.

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Mobile home rental near the Dune du Pilat

By booking a night or more in a mobile home near the Dune du Pilat, you will have the opportunity to go quickly, by car or by bike, to one of the most beautiful natural areas in France and Europe.
Choose our family campsite, and check out our camping pitches, mobile homes or bungalows for a dream stay.
Rent a cottage or a bungalow for a comfortable holiday with your feet in the water.

Camp close to the Dune du Pilat

Are you travelling with a camper van or a caravan?
Our campsite near the Dune du Pilat offers you reserved pitches in our Green Village extension, 800m from the Domaine.

 4 star campsite near the Dune du Pilat

Our 4-star campsite in La Teste-de-Buch is only 20 minutes from the Dune du Pilat.
Holidaymakers who book a bungalow rental in Gironde want to stay in a preserved and authentic setting to feel in harmony with nature, while maintaining a certain level of comfort.
If you are one of those nature lovers looking for wide open spaces, the campsite near the Dune du Pilat will win you over straight away.
Why? Because our open-air hotel is located in the heart of the Dune du Pilat. Because our open-air hotel is located in a magnificent 19-hectare wooded park of oak and maritime pines, just a stone’s throw from the most beautiful ocean beaches in Gironde.
Last but not least, our 4-star campsite is also very close to the highest dune in Europe, the Dune du Pilat (13km).

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How to get to the Dune du Pilat from the campsite?

By car, it takes about 20 minutes (13 km).
Do you prefer to pedal?
Allow about 45 minutes to cover the 11 km separating the campsite from the Dune du Pilat, or 30 minutes for the more athletic.
Good news: the dune has the “Accueil Vélo” label.
You will find services and facilities for cyclists on site. After all, don’t forget that the Arcachon basin is an important stage of the Vélodyssée, an XXL cycle track which links the Basque country to Brittany.
So for a holiday in Gironde with friends or family, choose our 4-star campsite Domaine de la Forge.

 Visit the Dune du Pilat from the campsite

The Dune du Pilat is a gigantic dune, almost 3 km long, more than 600 m wide and 110 m high, which stretches from north to south, between the Côte d’Argent and the Landes forest.
Among the campsites located on the Gironde coast, Le Domaine de la Forge is the best place to discover the most beautiful tourist spots. Indeed, you will be only a few kilometres from the Ile aux Oiseaux.
Its formation dates back millions of years. The sand grains, which are the result of the erosion of the mountains, were transported by the rivers to the ocean.
When the accumulated sand reached the entrance to the Arcachon basin, it encountered a large obstacle: a pine forest. The accumulation of sand at the entrance to the Arcachon basin being particularly important, a dune gradually formed between the ocean and the natural barrier responsible for its birth, the forest.

Today, the highest dune in Europe is one of the most visited natural sites in France. It is on a par with the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, another of France’s great natural gems.
It belongs to the network of the Great Sites of France and can be visited freely all year round.
Access is totally free and outdoor sports such as paragliding are practised there. However, there is a charge for parking.

In addition to its history and record size, the Dune du Pilat attracts visitors for the marvellous landscapes visible from its summit.
Near the Atlantic Ocean, the Arcachon basin and its seaside, the Banc d’Arguin and the fine sandy beaches several kilometres long. On the other, the green roof of the Landes forest.
You will never have seen anything as beautiful as the panorama of Pilat.

After a photo session, you will enjoy walking on the dune and going down it with your friends or your children, you can even make your first paragliding flight from the Dune du Pilat! After the visit, you can buy postcards and souvenirs in the shops at the foot of the dune, and have a drink before returning to the campsite.
Don’t forget to watch the sunset from the top of the Dune du Pilat. A panoramic view awaits you.

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