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The rules and regulations

Nature welcomes us, let's respect it!

Belonging to the “Great Sites”, these emblematic landscapes and exceptional places recognized at the national level, the dune of Pilat is listed among the most frequented with nearly 2 million visitors estimated each year. While this attractiveness contributes to economic development, it subjects nearby natural environments to strong pressure.

By adopting a few simple reflexes, each of us can contribute to respecting biodiversity, while enjoying an exceptional natural setting.

Respect the regulations in protected environments

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DDP PICTOS BEIGE MEGOTS Regulations Dune du Pilat
DDP PICTOS BEIGE FIRE Regulations Dune du Pilat
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DDP PICTOS BEIGE BIN Dune du Pilat regulations

For your safety and respect for the Grand Site,

  • Do not leave your waste in nature
  • Respect the biodiversity that makes it up: no disturbance of species, no picking of plants and no sampling (plants, sand, relics, etc.)
  • Dispose of your cigarette butts in the appropriate places
  • No fires, regardless of the location
  • Bivouacs and wild camping prohibited
  • Keep your dog on a leash
  • Motorized vehicles prohibited
  • Board sports prohibited
  • Observe the authorized overflight zones: regulated free flight practice
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Avoid wild parking

To avoid impacting species and their habitats, but also to guarantee everyone's safety, do not park your vehicle along the road.

Protect forests from fires

The Landes de Gascogne massif is classified as a high risk forest fire. The risk of forest fires is permanent and increases with the reckless behavior of visitors.

94% forest fires are of human origin. For your safety and to limit the risk of starting fires, everyone must be vigilant and adopt the right actions.

In case of fire, dial 18 or 112.

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Paragliding Regulations Dune du Pilat

The practice of free flight

The practice of free flight is open in respect of the environment and the regulations in force.

For everyone's safety, please respect these few rules.

Regulatory acts