What is there to do by La Rive?
Beaches and lakes in Biscarosse
The beaches of Biscarosse are not to be missed. With their vast stretches of golden sand and crystal-clear waters, they offer the ideal setting for relaxing, swimming and enjoying water sports such as surfing, windsurfing and paddle boarding. The North beach is renowned for its perfect waves, while the South beach is quieter and more family-friendly.
Lake Biscarosse is another jewel in the region, ideal for relaxation and leisure. You will enjoy swimming in the lake’s fresh waters, canoeing, sailing or simply strolling along its peaceful shores.
Nature lovers will love a visit to the Biscarosse national nature reserve. This unspoilt area offers magnificent hiking trails through landscapes of pine forests, lakes and marshes, where birdwatchers can spot rare species.
Finally, don’t miss a stroll through Biscarosse’s charming town centre. Stroll through the streets lined with local shops, cafés and restaurants, and sample the region’s culinary delights, including fresh seafood and regional specialities.
The Dune of Pilat
And just thirty kilometers from Biscarosse stands the extraordinary Dune of Pilat, a natural wonder and the highest dune in Europe. Venture up its spectacular sandy slopes, and you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the ocean, the pine forest and the Banc d’Arguin.