Day trips from Les Bonnins

The Atlantic coast can be reached within 90 minutes of Les Bonnins. This stretch of coast has  fantastic beaches that appeal to the swimmers and surfers alike. The main beaches are situated in the Landes forest - fine beaches blessed with a mild climate. Arcachon Bay is crowned by Europe's largest sand dune, the Dune du Pyla and is famed for it oyster beds. Cap FerretIt is famous for its lighthouse and as an up-market white sand beach resort that has retained its natural feel.

Perigeaux is the regional capital with many Roman sites of interest. The architecture is stunning with all the usual French markets, shops, bars and restaurants.