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The surrounding area
of the campsite l’Orée du bois
The New Aquitaine region is waiting for you
On the Médoc wine road, come and discover this small part of the Gironde, rich in its territory and its gastronomy! Hourtin has been a recognised tourist destination for many years. A town steeped in history that abounds in varied landscapes and tasty dishes!
Hourtin, a varied territory
Hourtin is an ideal town for water sports enthusiasts as well as for nature lovers. Hourtin benefits from a perfect geographical situation to discover the landscapes of the Médoc. Its weekly morning market invites you to discover the flavours of the Médoc region: wine and its various varieties, charcuterie, seafood and cannelés! Something to tantalise your taste buds! You will find the market on Thursday mornings all year round. In July and August, it is present on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings.
You can cycle from the campsite to Hourtin-Port and discover the beautiful beaches of the port, the beach of the Banana and also the beaches of the lake of Hourtin. Surfing and kayaking are popular in the area.
Between lake and ocean, ideal for nature and sport lovers
Situated 2.5km from the campsite, the Hourtin lake, the largest natural lake in France, is renowned for its 2km of large beach and its many activities: sailing, stand up, paddle, kayaking, splash park, fishing, hundreds of kilometres of cycle paths, numerous playgrounds… A children’s paradise is within your reach: the Island for children. Accessible only on foot or by bike, your little ones can have fun in the wooden castle or in a gigantic spider’s web.
An emblematic town in the region, Lacanau
A renowned seaside resort in the region, it hosts a major surfing competition every year between the best surfers in the world. Between villas and beaches, Lacanau is full of breathtaking views. Between the Ecureuils beach and the Centrale beach, which are the most famous, you can enjoy with your family or friends.
On the Médoc wine road, its history and its towns full of history
This lively and natural region, renowned for its exceptional wines, is cradled between the Landes forest and the Atlantic Ocean.
During your holidays, take the time to discover this popular drink. There are many tastings and castle visits to choose from!
Bordeaux, the marvellous
The internationally known emblematic city of the territory combines modernity and history. Go and explore this city of a thousand facets and let yourself be overwhelmed by the encounters and discoveries you will make. For a weekend or a week, discover Bordeaux as you have never seen it before! Taste the local products, have a good drink on the main square. Its gastronomy, its landscapes, its streets and monuments, you will not be bored! From the Place de la Bourse, through the water mirror, the Grand Theatre, the Pey Berland Tower and Saint André Cathedral.