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Druid – September 13, 2021
water at the heart of the Arcachon Basin
Water at the heart of the Arcachon Basin activity - 150 km
8:00 am : Meeting point at CapBurdi’s address
Address : Zone d’activité économique, Chemin du Bussaguet, Le Taillan-Médoc
8:15 am – 9:00 am : presentation and handover of our 2CV
9:00 am – 10:00 am : transfer to Biganos with mid-term driver break (46 km)
10:15 am – 11:45 am : welcome and visit of Smurfit Kappa Cellulose du Pin
Among the leaders in the production of kraft paper, the paper factory celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2018. At the start of the year, it invested € 50 million in a new paper machine.
11:45 am – 12:00 pm : transfer at the lunch place
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm : lunch in Biganos
Option 1 / 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm : transfer to Biganos (5 km)
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm : visit to a sturgeon farm
First French company to breed sturgeons, discover the history of this production and the particularities of this type of farm.
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm : transfer to Lugos (24 km)
Option 2 / 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm : transfer to the Teste de Buch (17 km)
2:00 pm – 3 pm : visit to a craft brewery
A whole collection of curiosities brewed with spring water from the Arcachon basin, the brewery develops new recipes throughout the year.
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm : transfer to Lugos with driver break halfway through (36 km)
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm : visit to a spirulina production facility
First algae production in Gironde, discover the ecological culture of spirulina, produced with the water of the great aquifer aqua under the dune of Pyla.
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm : transfer to Le Taillan-Médoc with mid-term driver breaks (60 km)
6:00 pm : End of tour – Return to meeting point