At the beach
In the vicinity of the park, near the forest of Les Landes, you can play tennis or mini-golf; go cycling (bikes are available for rent), surfing, canoeing, mountain biking, horseback riding, sailing, skating or hiking. For golfers there are four golf courses in the region. Besides all these activities there is also culture to discover. For example, you can visit castles in the vicinity or sample wine at the famous vineyards of Medoc. The oyster farms in the Bay of Arcachon also worth a visit. One very famous dune here is the dune of Pyla. This is the highest dune in Europe with a height of 107 meters. For a wonderful holiday, you can participate also to cultural events like the ones from Hourtin University (from 27 April until 05 May), Bambino party (08-09 June) or the Marathon of Medoc Castles (7 September).