Atlantic coast – France
We stayed one week in the bay of Arcachon (near Bordeaux).
If you like strolling around in small villages and like everything the sea has to offer, this area is your thing.
Almost everywhere you found the famous oyster-houses and fresh “fruits-de-mère” and fish can be bought on nearly every corner.
Prepare yourself for very crowded places. In fact try avoiding driving around in the car after 10am. The whole area is one big traffic jam. Renting bikes or leaving early could help prevent frustration.
The highlight of the area is The Dune of Pilat
This as a huge sand dune that really gives you the feeling of being in some desert. It gives a view of the atlantic ocean on one side and the nice forest of Buch-country on the other.
A must see ! more info HERE
Also Fort Boyard(famous from its TV shows) is always nearby..