Wanderlust: A Guide to Cap Ferret, the Cape Cod of France

Sail Fish

After midnight, this 33-year-old restaurant clears out its tables and transforms into one of Cap Ferret’s few nightclubs (not to mention concessions to what the French call “le bling-bling”), where the upscale garden-party atmosphere, achieved with wicker chairs and ivy foliage, is offset by disco balls. Somehow, though, the peninsula’s relaxed spirit persists. Guests can often be seen recovering the next day down the road at the owners’ Sail Fish Café, opened in 2015, a surfer-glam destination for lunch and dinner (bento boxes, fried seafood and maki rolls).

Chez Pascal

A morning queue snakes past the front door of this roadside bakery, famous for its baguettes and, especially, its addictive dunes blanches, bite-size…

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