Seaside

1st cycling holidays with the kids: forests and seaside

3 days
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French "Côte de Beauté" with the family

For a successful first getaway by bike with the children, what could be better than a cycle route through varied, outstanding scenery: pine trees, sand dunes, long beaches, cove-indented coastlines and seaside villas …
The La Coubre Lighthouse and La Palmyre Zoo provide two cultural and entertaining stop- off points.

 

Itinerary highlight: the La Coubre lighthouse and its eco-museum
Built in 1904, the current lighthouse was at that time located 1.8 km from the coast. From the top of its 300 steps, you’ll have a stunning 360° panoramic view of the Gironde Estuary, La Coubre Forest, the Arvert peninsula and Oléron Island. At the foot of the tower, the eco-museum recounts the adventures and history of the lighthouse. The site is Accueil Vélo (Cyclists Welcome) accredited.

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