Do you fancy taking a holiday by the sea in Aquitaine? Would you like to discover natural landscapes on the shores of Arcachon Bay? Nemea allows you to discover Arès, a small town established around natural reserves.
Family holidays in Arès, in Arcachon Bay
Are you looking for a natural, family-friendly holiday resort, and a seaside location? Do you know Arès? This small manageable town is located in the south-west of France in the department of Gironde. With the sea and Arcachon Bay on one side, and a large forest estate on the other, this charming town has the particularity of having the largest area of Prés Salés d'Aquitaine in its vicinity. Accompanied by a nature guide, explore various plant and animal species during walks in the Prés-Salés d'Arès nature reserve. It is not uncommon to see whole families gathering shellfish on the mudflats, for everyone's enjoyment! Nestled between the salt meadows, forests and seaside, Arès is a choice destination for families who wish to spend their holidays on the edge of the Arcachon Bay between two nature reserves.
The oyster port of Arès
Whether holidaying alone, with family or friends, the oyster port and its colourful huts are a unique sight that's not to be missed during your trip! Come and discover the authentic profession of oyster farming. During high tide, get onboard a boat for a sea trip with a fisherman or oyster farmer. You can also enjoy delicious seafood tasting sessions. Thanks to this short circuit, discover the flavours and aromas of oysters, clams, shrimps, whelks and other seafood.
Activities to do in Arès
The natural and forested areas of Arès offer many possibilities for outdoor activities. Do you enjoy walking or cycling? Venture out on the paths and circuits along the coastline, for walking or cycling. Do you want to enjoy the sun? Visit the beaches of Arcachon Bay, to swim with your family. Would you like to meet the region's small producers? Stroll through the weekly open-air market in Arès and taste the local gastronomic specialities. Arès also offers nautical activities such as canoeing, surfing, paddleboarding and traditional boat hire, as well as tennis and various sporting activities. This city with its multiple landscapes is the ideal location for relaxation and practising outdoor activities.
Cities around Arcachon Bay
Would you like to discover the sights near Arès? Start at Cap Ferret which is just under 2 miles away. Climb the 258 steps of the Cap Ferret lighthouse to admire the bay, peninsula and the Dune of Pilat. After this unmissable sight, there is nothing better than a picnic on the vast sandy beaches of Cap Ferret. If you have the time, you can visit Arcachon, less than an hour's drive on the other side of the bay, or Bordeaux, 31 miles east of Arès.
Nemea holiday residences in Arès
Nemea offers comfortable holiday residences in Arès, on the edge of Arcachon Bay.
Come and relax while you enjoy the natural landscapes of the Aquitaine region.