The Great Dune Of Pyle – located 60 km (37 mi) from Bordeaux, in the South of the Arcachon Bay. It is likely to visit the highest dune in Europe, the Great Dune of Pyla (or Pilat). This dune touches a height of 107m. At this summit, the view is remarkable with the ocean coast, the inlet of the Bay, the large pine forest and especially when the sky is very clear, the Pyrenees Range.
The Great Dune of Pyle is the tallest sand dune in Europe. This Great Dune is created of fine sand which the siliceous grains have about the same size. The Great Dune of Pyla is well-known for Paragliding Activities.