From Lacanau city to Lacanau-Ocean via Talaris, the Moutchic, Carreyre, The “Grande Escoure” and Longarisse, the municipality has one of the biggest cycle path network of the area. At the heart of the Pine Trees Forest, you will be able to cycle peacefully with the cicada rhythm. Cycle paths are linking all the places of the area but also the surrounding municipalities. In the North, Medoc villages: Carcans, Hourtin, Montalivet, Soulac and the Garonne estuary. In the south: the Porge, the Lege-Cap Ferret in the Bassin d’Arcachon until the tip of the Cap ferret which is fronting the majestic Dune du Pilat.
Lacanau’s lake is one of the best place to be with your family in the Summer. Many beaches will allow you to refresh yourself and you will find canoe rentals, stand up paddle, sailboard, boat or pedal boat. Boat rides are organised from the Moutchic beach. Some restaurants can welcome you at the Lake if you have a little peckish (Moutchic, Lacanau city harbour or the Grande Escoure).
Obviously, the Ocean is the major activity in Lacanau. Lacanau-Ocean’s beach, a world famous place known for its great waves, has received for more than 30 years a step of the Surfing World Championship in August. One reason more to try surfing during your holidays in Lacanau, Surfing schools are everywhere! For those who are less motivated by surfing, idleness and swimming are also scheduled: The beach of Lacanau stretches over several kilometers from North to South and with at least 5 aid station and guarded bathing places.
Sport activities for all
Lacanau offers a game land to sport activities amateurs in the heart of the nature. Sailing, boating and water games for children at the lake. Surf and body-board at the ocean. Golf on one of the two courses in the heart of nature that the municipality offers. Furthermore, various other activities are possible: tree climbing, mini golf, horse-riding, tennis, paintball... One thing is sure, you will not have trouble organizing your days in Lacanau, unless you want to test everything... in this case you will have to be organized!
Shopping & Fiesta
The commercial center of Lacanau is obviously the center of Lacanau-Ocean. You will have the possibility to find dozens of clothe shops, design shops, accessory or surf shops... When the sun goes down, the city comes alive with its Ice-cream shops for little ones but also various night clubs and bars where you will be able to party till the morning. Don’t hesitate in saying Hello on the way out of La Mouette nightclub ;) Guilhem will be pleased to advise you about the best bakery and coffee shops when opening the Workshop!
How to come to Lacanau ?
Lacanau-Océan is a village located about 50 kilometres at the west of Bordeaux.
Lacanau is situated about 1h drive from Bordeaux.
From Bordeaux train-station take the 701 bus from Trans Gironde Network for a 1h30 ride.
Lacanau is situated at 45 kilometres from Bordeaux Merignac Airport.