Carcans

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Carcans
TownCarcans
Insee code33097
Postcode33121
Latitude45.0790190
Longitude-1.0423350
AltitudeFrom 0 to 65 meters
Surface175.40 km²
Population2288 inhabitants
Density13 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsBrach at 9.1 km
Chief townBordeaux (at 51 km, 61 min)Lacanau at 11.5 km
DepartmentGirondeHourtin at 12 km
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Less than 50 km from Bordeaux, station-Carcans Maubuisson is the symbol of tranquility controlled spaces. Located in the heart of the Landes forest and bordered by the largest natural freshwater lake in France and the Atlantic Ocean, it offers a range of sporting and recreational activities. Not to mention a great selection of accommodation. This is also the only station Kid of the coastal area.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions will tell you the history of this station has been transformed over time into a charming seaside resort.
  • Water sports various sailing (sailing school and water sports equipment rental), surfing (surf school), water skiing, canoeing.
  • Land Activities varied bike (over 120 km of bike paths), yachting, mini golf, climbing, archery, badminton, tennis, orienteering ...
  • Not to mention the children's clubs.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Carcans
Leisure centresBeach of Bombannes,   Beach of Carcans océan,   Beach of La Concorde,   Beach of Maubuisson
Natural sitesForest of Carcans,   Headland of Coben,   Headland of Malignac,   Pond of Carcans

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Carcan'Scène Festival the weekend of Pentecost festival of young artists ages 8 to 18. Dance, theater, circus, music ...
  • Summer: daily entertainment for the whole family: children's shows, jazz festival, summer scenes in Gironde, craft markets and gastronomic feast of Lake ...

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Two hiking trails to explore the lake and the channels are available at the Tourist Office Carcans-Maubuisson. GR8.
  • Visits and excursions offered by the Tourist Office:
  • Walk the 5 senses: for children.
  • Châteaux of the Medoc: discovery with the prestigious Medoc vineyard tour and tasting of three wines.
  • Release coupling: an original way to discover the Landes forest of Gascogne with its fauna and flora and enjoy local produce.
  • Explore the Forest: let you tell the story of the forest by a technician of the National Forestry Board.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Gyroplane and multi-axis microlight tripSports sensationsFrom 40 € to 300 €Carcans
Kitesurfing lessons for beginners and confirmedSports sensationsFrom 55 € to 330 €Hourtin (9.9 km)
Microlight outingSports sensations90 €Saint-Laurent-Médoc (15.8 km)

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PHOTOS

Lake Carcans-Maubuisson and the Atlantic OceanLake Carcans-Maubuisson and the Atlantic Ocean
 
SurfSurf
Canal MontautCanal Montaut
 
CousseauCousseau

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WEATHER

Friday 25 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 12°C
Saturday 26 April
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Sunday 27 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Garluche  
8.3
Lacanau
Travel, Travel - Some addresses make you want to escape but few can really ... By the way the doors Garluche in Lacanau, you also really feel like traveling or rather stay in a paradise...
Located 14.9 km from Carcans25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Relais de Listrac  
8.6
  SPECIAL OFFER
Listrac-Médoc
THE HEART OF BORDEAUX - Located in a small village in the heart of the wine region of Bordeaux, the Relay team Listrac welcomes you in a family and friendly atmosphere. THE REGION IN...
Located 19.5 km from Carcans31 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsVilla Maréotis    
9.8
Carcans
Located near Bordeaux, Arcachon Basin and the peninsula of Cap Ferret, in the town of stanchions, the region of Lacanau in a green environment, the villa Mareotis offers year-round,...
Located in Carcans89 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLe Lys Blanc    
9
Moulis-en-Médoc
The guest house white lily has a capacity of 10 persons with 4 rooms. Started this business in 2000, receives tourists from all over France and around the world who stay several days...
Located 19.6 km from CarcansFrom 55 € to 60 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes del Camino    
9.6
Moulis-en-Médoc
Rooms very comfortable, quiet, in the heart of the Medoc wine and 20 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. You'll feel right at home. Desis and Brigitte welcome you into their country house...
Located 21 km from CarcansFrom 60 € to 65 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 6 personsRez-de-jardin dans résidence calme   NEW
Carcans
Location: beach shackles | maubuisson (33 Gironde) - Sea 4 kilometers. Countryside, in village. Near the lake and downtown. Peaceful. Bombannes 1 km. Lacanau Ocean 10 km. Arcachon and...
Located in CarcansFrom 250 € to 500 € per week 
House for 6 personsLa maison du lac   SPECIAL OFFER
Carcans
At 400 m from Lake Maubuisson and 3 km from the ocean, this house is a recent area of ​​128m ², divided into two identical units, each representing 64 m² on a plot of 700 m². These...
Located in CarcansFrom 350 € to 830 € per week 
Chalet for 5 personsChalets Les Moussaillons à Hourtin  
8.4
Hourtin
Cottage consists of 2 semi-detached houses with gardens clôturé. Chaque accommodation comprises 2 bedrooms (1 140 and 1 ch. 3 ch. lit beds 80) equipped with closets, a kitchenette with...
Located 12.5 km from CarcansFrom 290 € to 650 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
94 places over 2,5 haCamping Le Bon Coin    
8.8
Hourtin
On the edge of town, near the lake and 10 minutes of ocean beaches, we offer a quiet stay in a family atmosphere.
Located 11.6 km from CarcansFrom 13 € to 20 € per day 
150 places over 6,5 haCamping La Rochade    
9.8
Naujac-sur-Mer
Quiet campsite for families, at 9 km from the ocean and 12 km from the biggest lake of France.
Located 20 km from Carcans15.50 € per day 
58 places over 2 haCamping Municipal Les Gabarreys    
8.4
Pauillac
Camping Municipal is located in the heart of prestigious Médoc vineyards, along the Gironde Estuary, close to the chateaux Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild, Latour... Nearby lakes...
Located 26 km from CarcansFrom 13.80 € to 16.70 € per day 

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HOTELS

ESTIVEL - Les Hameaux de l'océan - Hotel in CarcansESTIVEL - Les Hameaux de l'océan 
Carcans
Set just 100 metres from the Atlantic Ocean, this apartment residence is located 200 metres from the centre of Carcans in the Aquitaine region. It offers modern apartments for up to...
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Pierre & Vacances Résidence Les Grands Pins - Hotel in CarcansPierre & Vacances Résidence Les Grands Pins     
7.4
Carcans
Pierre & Vacances Résidence Les Grands Pins features an outdoor swimming pool and is comprised of small 2-floor buildings, in the heart of a pine forest. Lake Hourtin is 1 km away and...
Located in Carcans
Club Belambra Les Cavales - Hotel in CarcansClub Belambra Les Cavales    
6.4
Carcans
Set in a peaceful area between a 4-hectare pine forest and the Hourtin-Carcans Lake, this resort features self-catering chalets with private bathroom and a large swimming pool. Bike...
Located in Carcans

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Grand Hotel de Bordeaux & Spa
Directly opposite the Grand Théâtre, this 5-star hotel is in the heart of the historic centre of Bordeaux. It offers a concierge service, a babysitting...
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Hôtel de Sèze
Hôtel de Sèze is located a 5-minute walk from the Grand Théâtre in Bordeaux city centre and features air-conditioned rooms...
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