Welcome to Dune du Pilat

 Learn more about Europe's tallest sand dune nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, an enormous pine forest, the Arcachon Bay, a sandbank and a peninsula! All these ingredients make it a unique landscape in Europe and probably throughout the world. It is sometimes described as a "menacing sand wall" or even called a "sand monster" swallowing up "parts of France".


If you've never heard of this dune, you will find a lot of interesting information and some stunning pictures.


You have already been there?

Great, in this case, you will remember some of the wonderful views that will certainly bring back the best memories.


Feel free to explore this site and enjoy your visit! Perhaps you will even find your next travel destination...


Discover the dune with Google Earth: Amazing!
Discover the dune with Google Earth: Amazing!

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