La Grande Dune du Pilat, Pyla-sur-Mer

When you visit La Grande Dune du Pilat, you’ll immediately realize why this immense, tall dune is one of the most visited natural sites in the entire country. Officially called the Dune of Pilat, this unique land mass located in Arcachon Bay is the tallest sand dune in Europe and a favorite site for hikers and windsurfers. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and an enormous pine forest, this dune on a peninsula is one of the most unique landscapes in all of France. Locals call it a “Sand Monster” or a “Menacing Sand Wall.” Thanks to recent developments, you can reach the dune easily by car. It couldn’t be easier to arrange your visit to La Grande Dune du Pilat and many more Pyla-sur-Mer attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock’s Pyla-sur-Mer road trip app. {1 hr 48 min ( 146.8 km ) via A63}

Download our free guide to the area around Seignosse Villa

Seignosse Villa is perfect situated as a base to explore the fantastic area. If it’s beaches and surf you are looking for or nature and history, delicious cuisine or simply to relax and enjoy. There is something for everyone at Seignosse Villa. Our downloadable Guide gives you the run down  to plan your holiday.