Tuck into a plate of prawns or steaming mussels with pomme frites for dinner, which can be followed by a delicious crème brulee and chocolate chaud.

Dine at the waterfront cafes and restaurants that overlook the beach, or check out the boulangerie in the main street.

You’ll be able to eat plenty of baguettes and cheese, as they are served at most meals.


Make the most of the nearby vineyards of Bordeaux and Medoc, and make sure you try some of the local French wine.


The tap water is fine to drink in France.