The Great Dune of Pyla

by - Monday, May 06, 2013

La Dune du Pyla is the tallest sand dune in Europe. It is located in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area, France, 60 km from Bordeaux. The dune has a volume of about 60,000,000 m³, measuring around 500 m wide from east to west and 2.7 km in length from north to south. Its height is 108 metres above sea level. The dune is a famous tourist destination with more than one million visitors per year.

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