Sanguinet : Your Holidays: the 5 Elements
Sanguinet is a pretty village of 3 000 inhabitants. In the heart of the forest of Les Landes, near Bordeaux, the Bassin d’Arcachon and the Atlantic coast, Sanguinet benefits also and above all from the proximity of the beautiful lake of Cazaux-Sanguinet.
This geographical situation is ideal to spend pleasant holidays with a wide variety of opportunities
1. Sanguinet and the lakes
11 km long, 10km wide, the lake of Cazaux-Sanguinet covers a surface of about 6 000 hectares on which you can enjoy all aspects of fishing and water-based recreational activities : swimming, sailboard, catamarans, boating, canoe-kayak hire, water-skiing…
Traces of human occupation of the site going back to ancient times have been engulfed by the waters of the lake,and so there are still the ruins of villages from the Iron Age (5th – 1st century BC) and Gallo-Roman remains at its bottom. The Sanguinet museum displays these remarkable finds discovered at the lake bottom and shows the work of the researchers since 1977.
More to the South, the lake of Biscarrosse, covering more than 3 000 hectares, is also dedicated to leisure and in particular to water-based leisure activities.
2. Sanguinet and the forest
The forest of Les Landes de Gascogne is the largest pine forest in Europe. It is called the lung of France and covers almost one million hectares. This is a paradise for walkers, photographers, riders and mountain bikers. It has many footpaths, cycles paths and riding trails.
3. Sanguinet and the beach
You will be able to enjoy le Bassin d’Arcachon and the immense sandy beaches of Les Landes coast only about 20 kms away.
4. Gastronomic Sanguinet
Foie gras, confit, duck breast,and many other specialities of Les Landes will make your mouth water every day of your stay here.
5. Sanguinet and jazz
For 10 years, every July, Sanguinet has been hosting the jazz festival, “Jazz in Sanguinet” which attracts each year an audience of more than 2000 people.
Find all the information on The Tourist Information Centre website and do not hesitate to ask for the various brochures online (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone : 05 58 78 67 72