The vineyards of the Médoc with the region’s typical wine-centric châteaux and monasteries are just around the corner. With tastings, cellar tours and wine discovery, there’s a whole world of things to discover!
Only one hour’s drive from the campsite is the region’s capital. Bordeaux, UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world’s wine capital is an amazing place, with a rich history and some remarkable architecture. By the way, Bordeaux has been voted the most exciting city destination in 2017 by Lonely Planet.
If you prefer to stay in the closest area, what about some shopping? Carcans Plage, Maubuisson and Lacanau Océan offer some charming beach boutiques. Lacanau Océan is also a great place to discover the nightlife and have a night out clubbing.
For more information and inspiration, check out the Médoc Atlantique website
Only 10km from Carcans Plage, many shops, bars and restaurants await you at Lacanau Océan. The resort is known for its nightlife and its flagship surfing event, the Lacanau Pro, which takes place every year in August.
At Carcans Plage you are just a stone’s throw from the Médoc and its grands crus, so it’s a great opportunity to do a wine tasting and visit the famous “châteaux” of the Médoc..
You are one hour away from the Bassin d’Arcachon and Cap Ferret with their beautiful beaches, the famous Dune du Pilat, the oyster farmers’ huts…
Only an hour drive away, you can visit the city of Bordeaux, elected in 2016 as the world’s trendiest city to travel in by Lonely Planet, the world leader in travel guides.
Culture, history, shops, restaurants… there’s something for everyone!
Craft products, local specialities, fruit and vegetables… the local markets are very popular and await you every day!Discover
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced surfer, the waves of the Atlantic are waiting for you just 200 m from the campsite….Discover
Walks, swimming, sailing, water skiing, canoeing, stand-up paddle, … many activities await you around the largest freshwater lake in France!Discover
An extensive network of cycling and walking paths allows you to discover the surrounding area by bike or on foot….Discover
In Carcans Océan, a small surfing village, you will find nice shops, bars and restaurants in a warm, authentic and family atmosphere….Discover