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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gironde

Gujan-Mestras is the oyster capital of Arcachon. It has a real maritime identity driven by its naval business and its oyster.

At Gujan, the team of the Office of Tourism at 37 avenue du Maréchal de Tassigny will kindly answer all your questions.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.6357310 (N 44° 38’ 9”)
Longitude-1.0711890 (W 1° 4’ 16”)
Surface area53.99 km²
Population20748 inhabitants
Density384 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBordeaux (62 km, 43 min)
Insee code33199
IntercommunalityCA Bassin d'Arcachon Sud-Pôle Atlantique

Nearest cities & towns

Le Teich4.4 km (8 min)
La Teste-de-Buch7.4 km (17 min)
Biganos9.9 km (14 min)
Arcachon10.6 km (21 min)
Mios15.3 km (14 min)
Audenge15.5 km (21 min)
Pyla-sur-Mer17.6 km (22 min)
Lanton18.4 km (24 min)
Taussat22 km (28 min)
Sanguinet22 km (23 min)
Marcheprime24 km (22 min)
Salles24 km (23 min)
Andernos-les-Bains26 km (36 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
High-wire acrobatic trails
Sports sensations12 € to 20 € Gujan-Mestras
Helicopter First flight over the Bay of Arcachon
Entertainment99 € to 159 € La Teste-de-Buch (5.3 km)
Boat trip in the Arcachon Basin
Nature and the great outdoors250 € to 600 € Arcachon (6.7 km)
Bay of Arcachon sightseeing tour in a traditional boat
Nature and the great outdoors45 € Arcachon (7 km)
Bay of Arcachon bespoke tour by boat
Nature and the great outdoors150 € to 700 € Lège-Cap-Ferret (13.6 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chêneraie Park
Gastes - Mimizan-Plage
Cycling itineraryEasy2h45Gastes (34 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals