Paragliding on the Dune du Pilat

Enjoy a unique and incredible experience at the Dune du Pilat. During your stay at the campsite, treat yourself to a paragliding experience on the Dune du Pilat. A chance to get up high and discover Europe’s highest dune. It’s also a guarantee of thrills and breathtaking scenery. Ready to fly?

Discover paragliding at Dune du Pilat

And what if you were one of the privileged few to discover or rediscover paragliding on the Dune du Pilat ? This site is one of the most popular for this activity. Accompanied by a qualified and experienced instructor, set off on an unforgettable tandem free flight in complete safety.

On the dune, winds change direction and strength according to the weather. This allows beginners and initiates alike to experience incredible emotions. It’s up to you to choose between a calm flight or a more dynamic one. It all depends, of course, on weather conditions. They are often ideal for paragliding, especially in spring and summer.
This activity is accessible to a wide audience, from the age of 4. However, minimum or maximum weight limits may be set according to wind conditions.

Many clubs offer their services: Pyla parapente for a first flight, Dune parapente and many others offer paragliding flights on the Dune du Pilat. Don’t hesitate to contact them to book your flight.

Climb the Dune du Pilat and visit the Arcachon Basin

Ready to climb the Dune du Pilat? There are two options: a staircase from the parking lot or a climb across the sand. The 2nd option is the one preferred by the most athletic.

Here’s a tip: take the staircase up and the sand down, for guaranteed giggles!
Once you’ve reached the top of the dune, at an altitude of 102 metres, the 360° panorama is splendid. Admire the Banc d’Arguin, the Cap Ferret peninsula and the Atlantic Ocean. To avoid the summer crowds, don’t hesitate to visit Dune du Pilat at sunrise or sunset – the light is superb at these times.

The Dune du Pilat lies at the entrance to the Arcachon Basin, another site not to be missed during your camping holiday. In the heart of a preserved natural environment, enjoy a wide range of activities, breathe in the fresh sea air and make the most of the beautiful beaches. On foot or by bike, explore the typical villages (Piquey, Claouey, l’Herbe, Gujan-Mestras, etc.) and taste the delicious oysters of the Basin.

Stay at Lou Broustaricq campsite near the Dune du Pilat

Just 20 minutes by car from the Dune du Pilat, Lou Broustaricq campsite in Sanguinet welcomes you to Sanguinet in the heart of the Landes region. This 4-star campsite invites you to spend a peaceful, natural vacation by the lake. In a wooded setting, you can stay in a comfortable mobile home or on a bare pitch for a stay in the heart of nature. This friendly family campsite features a water park with heated pools. It’s the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy the pleasures of the water. Vacations are also a time to think about yourself and relax. For total relaxation, head for the campsite’s wellness and spa area, which offers massages, hammams and saunas!
Finally, for optimum comfort, the campsite has a restaurant, snack bar, grocery store and many other services (wifi, laundry, bike hire, etc.).

You won’t soon forget your vacation at camping Lou Broustaricq. You’ll find superb beaches, the Landes forest and the Dune du Pilat all within easy reach of your vacation rental. So many unique and exotic places to visit at your own pace, in the south-west of France.

Lou Broustaricq


Opening :

The campsite is open from April 14 to September 19.
Reception is open from 9am to 7pm, Monday to Saturday.