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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in La Teste de Buch, France your home away from home

La Teste de Buch is a small commune on the west coast of France. It is famous for its Dune du Pyla sand dunes and was featured in Bernard Cornwell’s fictional story Sharp’s Siege.

Things to Do in La Teste de Buch, Aquitaine

Holiday rentals in La Teste de Buch enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches which are ideal for family holidays in the Gironde area. Its golden sand begins with the Great Dune of Pyla in the northwest corner of the town and extends southwards to the local beaches. Sunbathing, sailing, swimming, windsurfing and other watersports can be found along some of these gorgeous beaches. Bird watchers should head for the bird refuge, salt marshes and natural sandbank to see plenty of seabirds and migrating birds in the winter. The huge Bassin d’Arcachon is a protected natural bay which attracts many tourists. It is noted for its fishing and watersports.

Places to Visit Around La Teste de Buch, Aquitaine

The Landes Forest is a pleasant area for recreation right on the doorstep of your holiday rental in La Teste de Buch. It is the largest maritime pine forest in Europe and encompasses several rivers and large towns nearby. It is privately owned, but there are footpaths for hiking and cycling in the shady avenues of trees. Visit the old town nearby, known as Arcachon, and look out for celebrities and sports personalities as many have summer homes in neighbouring Cap Ferret. Cazaux Lake is worth visiting along with the village of Cazaux. Further away, the Trogolodyte Caves at Meschers are well worth driving to see. Alternatively you can cool off at Les Antilles de Jonzac, a water park with a swimming lagoon, slides, geysers and a wave machine, 105km from your holiday home at La Teste de Buch.

Weather in La Teste de Buch, Aquitaine

The area around La Teste de Buch holiday rentals has beautiful weather with temperatures reaching an average 26°C (79°F) in the summer with little or no rain. Winters are mild and remain well above freezing, averaging 9-11°C (48-52°F). There is more rain in the winter months generally. Spring and autumn are also warm and sunny for off-peak breaks from April to early November.

Travel to La Teste de Buch, Aquitaine

Holiday rentals in La Teste de Buch are well-served with regular low cost flights from the UK to Bordeaux-Merignac International (BOD) Airport. There are direct flights from London Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham, Manchester (BHX), Bristol(BRS) and Southampton (SOU) with British Airways, BmiBaby, Ryanair, easyJet and Flybe. From Bordeaux it is very easy to drive to the coast at La Teste de Buch along the A660 for approximately 57 km.

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La Teste-de-Buch Holiday Homes & Apartments (300+)

 

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We had a lovely stay in Arcachon. A relaxing and interesting holiday

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The holiday let was of a high standard and also had a lot of charm.It was very well equiped and ideally situated for the town and lovely nearby beaches. we were given a good welcome by the agency on arrival. A very good holiday, thank you.
  • Review Submitted: Aug 09, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Amazing property and lovely people

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The villa is absolutely stunning and homely. It had everything and more that we needed and the setting for a holiday to relax and have fun with the family was just perfect. Great location with lots to do on your doorstep. Communication was really good and Olivier was extremely helpful. We hope to come back! Thank you.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 07, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017