Hourtin

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Hourtin
TownHourtin
Insee code33203
Postcode33990
Latitude45.1860890
Longitude-1.0572020
AltitudeFrom 0 to 64 meters
Surface190.50 km²
Population3304 inhabitants
Density17 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsNaujac-sur-Mer at 8 km
Chief townBordeaux (at 64 km, 72 min)Carcans at 12 km
DepartmentGirondeLesparre-Médoc at 16.4 km
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

This town lies at the heart of Medoc, between the forest, the largest natural lake in France and the Atlantic Ocean. Resort and residence, this resort enjoys an exceptionally calm, kind and quality of life.

Hourtin station for Children where children are "kings"!

Space does not lack Hourtin to accommodate nature lovers, sports and outdoor life.


SIGHTSEEING

Lake invites families, sports fishermen, hikers ... to discover a paradise of sports and leisure activities. Time as a weekend for long holiday! Have a good time! The sailing center Hourtin Médoc, located Piqueyrot, welcomes European Championships regattas on the lake.

Miles of sandy area all year round ... range passionately! This is behind the dunes of golden sand that generous nature offers its earliest treasures.

A loss of sight, the ocean merges with the sky, sandy beach with dunes, foam and wind.

In any season, the forest and liberally reveals its charms ... On foot, by bike, on horseback, on the trails.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office Médoc Océan
Leisure centresBeach Piqueyrot,   Beach of Hourtin,   Beach of the Port
MonumentsLighthouse of Hourtin
Natural sitesForest of Hourtin,   Headland of Gréchas,   Headland of Piquerot,   Lake of Hourtin-Carcans

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The Bambino Party - Festival for children from 3 months to 12 years! Children on the island to Port Hourtin the second weekend of June.

Market every Thursday morning, from 1 July to 31 August, three mornings a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and craft markets every Monday night at Hourtin Beach and every Friday Hourtin Port. A new 2013 gourmet markets producers in June, July and August.

The International Academy of Music welcomes Hourtin Médoc in April, in a natural setting, on the edge of the largest freshwater lake in France, students from high-level upgrade from practicing their instrument, supervised by Teachers prestigious conservatories top French and foreign. Concerts and conferences in Bordeaux and the Médoc, complete these master classes.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The essential Médoc vineyards, castles, wineries and museums to visit.

The Gironde estuary and its nets. The Cordouan. Museums and Hourtin Soulac.

All the fun of the sandy beaches along the coastline Aquitaine.

Bordeaux, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.

Sailing Festival in Pauillac in May. You are, beginner or experienced, young or old, athletic or practicing one day, the Sailing Festival is open to all, in a spirit of friendliness.

Pauillac celebrations of the Lamb. For Pentecost, Pauillac invites you to a whirlwind of celebrations. Program: Feast of the Lamb and wine, empty cellars, garage sales, bowling, racing festival, the Feast of Pentecost. Beautiful days ahead! Stroll along the waterfront, enjoy, share, hunt or simply amaze you ...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Kitesurfing lessons for beginners and confirmedSports sensationsFrom 55 € to 330 €Hourtin
Microlight outingSports sensations90 €Saint-Laurent-Médoc (13.6 km)
Gyroplane and multi-axis microlight tripSports sensationsFrom 40 € to 300 €Carcans (14.6 km)
Surfing, longboarding, bodyboarding lessonsSports sensationsFrom 32 € to 190 €Vendays-Montalivet (19.9 km)

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PHOTOS

The lake and its small covesThe lake and its small coves
 
Hourtin RangeHourtin Range
The Village SquareThe Village Square
 
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Island children - Hourtin PortIsland children - Hourtin Port
  

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WEATHER

Thursday 31 July
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Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
Friday 1 August
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Min. 18°C - Max. 23°C
Saturday 2 August
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Min. 17°C - Max. 21°C

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 12.4 km from Hourtin89 € the double room 
House with 6 bedroomsChambres d'hotes 'les Prés Verts'    
7.9
Civrac-en-Médoc
Bed and breakfast in Gironde (33), in the heart of the Médoc region, direct on the Wine Route: 1 cottage 2/3 people, 5 guest rooms including one family suite in a charming renovated...
Located 21 km from HourtinFrom 70 € to 115 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLe clos de la palmeraie    
9.5
Ordonnac
Located on the road to the prestigious chateaux of the Medoc, Le Clos de la Palmeraie, remains of the eighteenth century, welcomes you for a stay of escape in the middle of vignes....
Located 22 km from Hourtin80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 10 personsMaison ideale pour 2 familles
Hourtin
Pleasant and comfortable house in a subdivision, 600 m from the village Hourtin on Ocean Road (11 km), knowing that the port is only 1.8 km. The land, fenced, has a terrace with barbecue...
Located in HourtinFrom 800 € to 890 € 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 in HourtinFrom 290 € to 650 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsRez-de-jardin dans résidence calme
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 14.8 km from HourtinFrom 250 € to 500 € 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 in HourtinFrom 13 € to 20 € per day 
150 places over 5,5 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 8.4 km from Hourtin15.50 € per day 
89 places over 1,8 haLe Soleil D'Or    
8.4
Vendays-Montalivet
Facing the sea, Le Soleil D'Or is an ideal site for a holiday. The beach is 100 m and 300 m at the center. On leaving the campsite, you'll go directly to a huge network of cycle paths...
Located 23 km from HourtinFrom 10.70 € to 21.40 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Les Pins - Hotel in HourtinHotel Les Pins     
8.1
Hourtin
Hotel Les Pins is located 3 km from Lac d'Hourtin-Carcans. It offers air-conditioned rooms, a swimming pool and terrace. Free parking and free Wi-Fi are available. Rooms at Hotel Les...
Located in HourtinRoom from 56 €
Hotel Bar Restaurant d'Hourtin - Hotel in HourtinHotel Bar Restaurant d'Hourtin    
7.7
Hourtin
Hotel Bar Restaurant D'Hourtin is just 10km from the beach near Hourtin. It has a bar. All the rooms have ensuite facilities, a TV and free Wi-Fi access. Some rooms have large windows,...
Located in HourtinRoom from 63 €
Odalys Le Petit Pont - Hotel in HourtinOdalys Le Petit Pont    
7.7
Hourtin
Located on the banks of Hourtin Carcans Lake, Odalys Le Petit Pont provides self-catering apartments and studios, an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and paddling pool. It also offers...
Located in HourtinRoom from 95 €

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ibis Styles Bordeaux Meriadeck
ibis Styles Bordeaux Meriadeck is located in the historic centre of Bordeaux and offers modern air-conditioned rooms, all decorated with a different colour....
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Mercure Cité Mondiale
Mercure Cité Mondiale is situated in the charming Chartrons district of Bordeaux. It features a panoramic terrace, with a...
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