Information on Arcachon and the venue



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With its exceptional architecture and bustling town centre all year round overlooking miles of beach, Arcachon has it all. Each quarter exudes its own unique atmosphere and charm: elegant 19th century villas in the Winter Town, sea front and piers in the Summer Town and a lively port in the Autumn Town are the three most known.

The Spring Town, built around Saint Anne-des-Abatilles Spring, looks onto the long Pereire beach and its pedestrian promenades, while charming "le Moulleau" is a veritable village within the town.


  Venue - Palais des Congrès

The meeting venue, Palais des Congrès (or in English the Arcachon Congress Center) faces Arcachon Bay and consists of 1300m² of areas for holding all types of events, from a meeting for 10 people to a congress with 700 participants.

Each year, approximately 200 conferences, seminars, regional, national and international events choose to come to Arcachon: the perfect destination for combining utility with pleasure.

The Center consists of a 500-seat auditorium, modular meeting rooms with direct views over Arcachon Bay, exhibition rooms, and the Olympia Theatre.


  Google Earth Google Earth and Google Maps Google Maps

Discover Arcachon, France and the surrounding country with Google Earth, a free satellite photo program for Windows. To download and install Google Earth on your PC, click here.

To go to the Palais des Congrès, click here or to go to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (code BOD), click here and choose "Open with Google Earth".

You can also download a streetmap of Arcachon as a PDF file.