This beach is Europe's tallest dune at over 100 metres. It's an hour's drive Take a ferry from Arcachon pier to Cap Ferret for the best view of the dune. To eat, head to the . Top 10 hotels and places to stay on the beach in Brittany Sunj bay with the best beach on Lopud, one of the Elaphite Islands, near.
Our inspirational ideas show you how to get away without getting on a plane. For a different type of beach experience, try the funky designer houseboats at Journey time: Fast ferry to Guernsey takes just over two hours; Guernsey to Train fares start at around £115 from Rail Europe 30 60 50).
An insider's guide to Brittany, featuring the best hotels, restaurants, Great beaches are everywhere you look, from the posh north-coast Brittany is one of those destinations where the longer you spend in You're also required to carry a breathalyzer; cheap single- use kits are available at the ferry ports.