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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gironde

Located north of the Arcachon basin, between Andernos-les-Bains and Lege-Cap-Ferret, the city Arès has kept intact its natural sites where protected flora and fauna will amaze you with their diversity. The sense of hospitality of the inhabitants of the city and its "spirit village", invite you to share with family festivities throughout the year.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude44.7651020 (N 44° 45’ 54”)
Longitude-1.1393350 (W 1° 8’ 22”)
Surface area48.25 km²
Population5775 inhabitants
Density119 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBordeaux (47 km, 1h00)
Insee code33011
IntercommunalityCC du Bassin d'Arcachon Nord Atlantique

Nearest cities & towns

Lège-Cap-Ferret3.6 km (8 min)
Andernos-les-Bains4 km (6 min)
Taussat7.9 km (13 min)
Lanton11.2 km (18 min)
Le Porge13.5 km (15 min)
Audenge14.1 km (21 min)
Biganos20 km (30 min)
Le Temple22 km (22 min)
Saumos24 km (24 min)
Le Teich25 km (34 min)
Mios25 km (35 min)
Lacanau27 km (27 min)
Marcheprime29 km (23 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bay of Arcachon sightseeing tour in a traditional boat
Nature and the great outdoors45 € Arcachon (11.7 km)
Boat trip in the Arcachon Basin
Nature and the great outdoors250 € to 600 € Arcachon (11.9 km)
Cycle hire at the Bay of Arcachon
Arts and Crafts13 € to 68 € Gujan-Mestras (14.3 km)
Bay of Arcachon bespoke tour by boat
Nature and the great outdoors150 € to 700 € Lège-Cap-Ferret (14.6 km)
High-wire acrobatic trails
Sports sensations12 € to 20 € Gujan-Mestras (15.4 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chêneraie Park
HikeEasy2h00Gujan-Mestras (15.4 km)
Gastes - Mimizan-Plage
Cycling itineraryEasy2h45Gastes (48 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals