More adventurous and adrenaline-seeking visitors should carve out time for an afternoon in the woods 72 kilometres (45 miles) from Bordeaux and 10 minutes away from Arcachon Bay. Out here is where you'll find Bassin Aventures, offering a range of activities for all ages and skill levels, always professionally and securely supervised. Up for some rockclimbing or ziplining? How about taking a bike across a wooden hanging bridge strung between trees? Or you could learn to deal with the stress of being stuck 18 metres (59 feet) up (if you freak, they'll lower you in a harness, no problem).
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