Things to do in Gujan-Mestras

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Start with the Top Sights in Gujan-Mestras

If you're in Gujan-Mestras to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Le Phare du Cap Ferret

⭐️ 4.3 (7341)

Parc de La Coccinelle

⭐️ 4.5 (4919)

Parc Mauresque

⭐️ 4.5 (4590)

Beach of La Hume

⭐️ 4.2 (2513)

Village Ostréicole de l'Herbe

⭐️ 4.7 (1848)

Observatoire Sainte-Cécile

⭐️ 4.6 (1677)

KID PARC Île d'Aventures - parc d attractions - Gironde - Bassin d'Arcachon

⭐️ 4.3 (1660)

Réserve naturelle nationale des prés salés d'Arès et de Lège-Cap-Ferret

⭐️ 4.4 (1215)

Lac de la Magdeleine

⭐️ 4.4 (801)

La Maison de l'Huitre

⭐️ 4.4 (768)

La Pointe Aux Chevaux

⭐️ 4.6 (622)

The top affordable restaurants in Gujan-Mestras

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Gujan-Mestras city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Les Richesses d'Arguin

⭐️ 4.3 (2330)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Les Pavois Port de Larros Gujan Mestras

⭐️ 4.4 (1782)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant L'Escalumade

⭐️ 4.3 (1541)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (1140)

Price Range: $$

La Marine - Restaurant Bistro

⭐️ 4.3 (1122)

Price Range: $$

La Cabane des JAUD

⭐️ 4.7 (821)

Price Range: $$

L’Osteria - Pizzeria

⭐️ 4.3 (784)

Price Range: $$

Les Viviers

⭐️ 4 (782)

Price Range: $$

Le Routioutiou

⭐️ 4.5 (628)

Price Range: $$

Cap Au Large

⭐️ 4.2 (620)

Price Range: $$

restaurant lou totem

⭐️ 4.5 (600)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Gujan-Mestras

These are curated, high quality experiences in Gujan-Mestras hosted by locals!

Make your own cuvée of Bordeaux wine!

NO DIET CLUB - Let's get thick in Bordeaux !

Relaxation, unusual sound bath on a paddle board

Bordeaux' Best Boulangeries

Learn to surf in Biscarrosse

Visit & tasting - Brasserie Mira

Tibetan Bowl Sound Massage on the Pilat Dune

Tao & Sound Meditation secret spot & Dune

Stroll between land and sea on the wild side

Yin yoga on the Dune of the Pilat secret spot

End your night in some of the best bars in Gujan-Mestras

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Gujan-Mestras, curated exclusively for you.

Le Routioutiou

⭐️ 4.5 (654)

Price Range: $$

La Baraque à Huîtres

⭐️ 4.6 (569)

Price Range: $$

Cabane à Dégustation des Huîtres Papillon

⭐️ 4.8 (509)

Price Range: $$

Chez Bidart

⭐️ 4.8 (461)

Price Range: $$

Dégustation by Cayouckette

⭐️ 4.8 (357)

Price Range: $$

Les Petites Folies

⭐️ 4.7 (348)

Bagus Bar

⭐️ 4.1 (217)

Le Club

⭐️ 4.3 (192)


⭐️ 4.5 (189)

Price Range: $$

La Mouette

⭐️ 4.2 (185)

Price Range: $

Le Monkey Pub

⭐️ 4.6 (64)

Pick from the best places to stay in Gujan-Mestras

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Gujan-Mestras you've come to the right place.

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Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Eco-Museum of Salt Products: Explore the historic salt evaporation basins and salt marshes in this museum about the ancestral craft of extracting salt from seawater.
  2. Discover La Patache Lighthouse: Experience the beautiful views from this 28-metre-high lighthouse, originally built in 1812 and listed as a Historic Monument by the French Ministry of Culture.
  3. Relax at the Plage du Seigneur: Take time to chill at this beach on the banks of the Leyre River, where you can sunbathe, swim and enjoy the peace of the waterfront.

Gujan-Mestras is a wonderful destination to visit throughout the year. It is especially spectacular during the spring and summer months, when the sun-kissed beaches and crystal clear waters offer a relaxing and picturesque experience. From its rich culture, loads of festivals and outdoor activities, it is a great choice for travelers looking for a memorable visit any time of the year.

Gujan-Mestras offers a wide range of attractions and activities that can easily be enjoyed in two to three days. A day to explore the picturesque harbor, another to wander the town and its lively markets, and another to relax on one of the stunning beaches near-by make it a wonderful destination for a short stay. Visitors are sure to have a unique and unforgettable experience in Gujan-Mestras.

Exploring the city of Gujan-Mestras is best done by car or bike. By car, you can experience the small towns, historic monuments and the sprawling countryside while having full access to your holiday destinations. Alternatively, cycling is a popular way to visit the beaches and villages located along this gorgeous part of the French coast. Alternatively, take a local bus to experience the city life, where you can visit the charming local shops and cafes.

Gujan-Mestras is a great destination for families and has plenty of fun activities for children. Take a boat ride and explore the estuaries of the Gironde estuary or admire the nature reserve at Etang de Lacanau. Enjoy the warm waters of the ocean by going to the nearby beaches and enjoy the various sports activities like kite-surfing, windsurfing and stand-up paddleboarding. End the day with a stroll on the pier at the marina for delicious food and entertainment.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Gujan-Mestras. To start off we'd have to mention Le Monkey Pub, Le QG, Le Lounge Gujan-Mestras. Check out our page on the best bars in Gujan-Mestras.

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