Boarding pointsDune du Pilat
Embarquement à la Dune du Pilat, La Teste-de-Buch

Dune du Pilat

Boarding point during peak-season only

Boarding at Dune du Pilat, the highest sand dune in Europe. During the summer, you can take a boat shuttle to the southern end of the Dune du Pilat (Robinson Plage – Le Sabloney) and the Banc d’Arguin. You can also take a boat shuttle to Bélisaire Pier in Cap Ferret.

CharacteristicsDune du Pilat

44°34'41.9"N 1°13'28.4"W
Phone number
+335 57 72 28 28
Arriving by plane

Bordeaux Mérignac Airport, 45 minutes from Arcachon.

Arriving by bus

From Arcachon train station, take Baïa Bus Line 1 direction Plage de la Salie, get off at the Pyla Camping stop (≈ 30 min. bus trip), then walk 300m (≈ 4 min.) towards Panorama Camping to the path to Robinson Beach (≈ 20 min. walk).

Arriving by train

From Arcachon train station (± 3 hours from Paris) it is a 15-minute walk to a boarding point: Dune du Pilat.

Arriving by car

Boarding Point at Dune du Pilat: take D218, then follow the path between Pyla Camping and Camping Panorama in La Teste de Buch (32260) (20 min. walk). Parking spaces are available at the entrance to the path. (Limited parking)

Opening times

July & August: 10:00 – 12:30 and 13:30 – 17:30

Indications & accessibility

Boarding by ladder on the beach.