Activities nearby

Beach and sports

Beach on the lake (freshwater), supervised at 50m;

Beach on the Ocean (supervised), strong waves, in Carcans Océan at 2km;

The UCPA sports center in Bombannes, 10 minutes by bike;

Rent of sailing and motor boats on the beach at 50 meters;

Surf in Carcans Beach and Lacanau;

Bike rental in town (100m). Very many bike paths in the forest;

Golf in Lacanau (7km);


Cap Ferret, with the Bassin d'Arcachon, its oyster booths, restaurants and people;

  • Go to the restaurants at Belisaire Pier (on the Bassin). Then take the train from the pier to the beaches of the ocean.
  • Go eat oysters in the booths of the Conche (join the coast of the Bassin from the lighthouse, leave the car and walk along the coast)

The Médoc and its wines

Go to Margaux then go up towards Pauillac and St Estèphe. To be visited :

o Prieuré Lichine in Cantenac (south of Margaux) better to book the visit in advance: call +33 5 57 88 36 28,

o Château Lynch Bages next to Pauillac (take the direction “Port” arriving in Pauillac, Bages is on the right.) Reservation of the visit is necessary.

Call +33 5 56 73 19 30. See the small village very amusing of Bages, (restaurants)

Pointe de Grave with the Cordouan Lighthouse

Departure to the lighthouse from Le Verdon sur Mer (Pointe de Grave). Visit of the lighthouse built under Louis XIV, swimming on the island. Picnic. Ship “La Boheme”: Booking essential Call +33 5 56 09 62 93.

Royan and its ferry

Departure from Pointe de Grave to Royan. From late June to early September, departure every hour. No reservation. Possible return by Bordeaux. We recommend to take the ferry in early morning. It is mobbed.


Shops, Bar and restaurants in the center of the village, 200m. Cinema in Maubuisson

ATM at the Tourist Office

Location  de vacances Carcans Maubuisson

Le Grand Pavois 1 Allée du Mail, 33121 Carcans

+33 6 52 33 94 83

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