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What to do in Cap-Ferret?

Cap-Ferret separates the Atlantic Ocean from the Arcachon Basin. This little piece of land is worth exploring. By staying at Clos d'Ignac, a charming guesthouse in Cap-Ferret, you are sure to be close to all the points of interest in Cape Town and the more than 100 km of cycle path. At Clos d'Ignac, we can provide you with free bikes so you can explore this beautiful region, reach the tip and visit the lighthouse. After climbing the 258 steps of the lighthouse, you will get a superb panorama of the Arcachon Bay and the ocean.

Your hosts are passionate about their region and will be delighted to be able to guide you and guide you to the most beautiful places to visit.

Discover the Arcachon Bay

To explore the Arcachon Bay, we recommend that you do it by boat. A unique opportunity to discover the island of birds, a little corner of paradise. You will observe the famous tchanquées huts, huts on stilts in the middle of the basin. Get as close as possible to this postcard landscape. Take advantage of your visit to our charming guest rooms to discover the Banc d'Arguin national nature reserve. Explore this magnificent sandbank which welcomes many birds. The Arcachon Bay is a real natural reserve for observing animals in their natural environment and in the wild.

The Pilat dune

At the entrance to the Arcachon Bay is the Pilat dune. Considered the highest dune in Europe, it is approximately 2.8 km long and over 100 meters high. In constant movement, it fascinates tourists from around the world and scientists. A true symbol of the Atlantic coast, the Pilat dune is to be discovered.

The city of Bordeaux

In less than an hour's drive, you will be in the heart of the city of Bordeaux. It will surprise you with its history and the beauty of its monuments such as the Miroir d'eau, the Cailhau gate and the Grosse Cloche. Stroll along the quays of the Garonne and enjoy the sweetness of life in New Aquitaine.

The Pres Prés Salés reserve

With each tide, each season, the landscapes are not alike. At low tide, go to one of the many hiking trails to discover preserved flora and fauna. Let yourself be amazed by the diversity of landscapes, between ocean and wooded forest, which will seduce the whole family.

The Teich ornithological reserve

To be as close as possible to wild birds, we advise you to visit the Teich bird sanctuary located a few kilometers from our establishment. Throughout the year, no less than 260 species and 300,000 birds pass through this reserve. Take one of the two hiking trails.

La Leyre

This pretty river is nicknamed "the little Amazon". Take advantage of your visit to our guest house in Cap-Ferret to explore this watercourse by canoe. An adventure rocked by the rhythm of the water will await you to discover wild and intoxicating landscapes.

Oyster tasting

We invite you to meet in the restaurant "Le Ponton". In a typical Cap-Ferret hut, you will be invited to taste oysters raised in a park in the Arcachon basin. Ponton oyster farmers are passionate about their profession and will offer you 100% oysters from the basin, for your enjoyment!

The Pontoon