The seaside resort of Arcachon on the Atlantic coast

9 January 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  5 minutes

Bassin d'Arcachon - Cabanes tchanquées © Karine Deydier

Bassin d’Arcachon – Cabanes tchanquées © Karine Deydier

Arcachon is a commune in the Gironde department in southwestern France. It is a popular bathing location on the Atlantic coast 55 kilometres (34 mi) southwest of Bordeaux in the Landes forest. It has a fine beach and a mild climate said to be favourable for invalids suffering from pulmonary complaints.   read more…

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