Tourism in Aquitaine
Across the Landes forest:
The Landes of Gascogne forest, with an area of nearly a million hectares, is the largest artificial forest in Western Europe. Fragile, therefore protected, it offers so many landscapes suitable for walking, cycling and horse riding.
There are numerous cycle trails, marked walking trails, the GR8, Vélodyssée, coastal pat and the trails of St Jacques de Compostelle.
Towns and Villages to discover:
- Soustons (8 km)
Enjoy the Lake with a stroll to the point of Vergnes, ideal for a picnic or see squirrels.
Bullring Soustons, in the summer, come and admire the spreaders and jumpers over the Landes races , with Landaises bulls!
Grand Market Soustons, every Monday morning.
Second weekend of April, the Tulip Festival or floats through the city.
Beginning in August, everyone in blue and white for the Feria de Soustons.
- Messanges (10 km) Famous seaside resort.
Messanges beach is the closest beach of Camping AZU'RIVAGE, (8 min drive). Walk Idea AZU'RIVAGE Camping Bike to the beach through the Landes forest with the cycle track Riviera / messanges in July / August you will find at the top of the dune a Snack with incredible ocean views.
- Vieux boucau (12 km) Seaside tourist resort.
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is a dynamic seaside resort with shops and large traditional market (every day from mid-June to mid-September, except Sundays and holidays).
The Port Albret marine lake is ideal for small sheltered from waves and bustle of the beach.
- Moliets et Maa (11 km) Spa
City renowned for its golf with two courses, 18 holes and 9 holes, beaches, the mouth of the Courant d'Huchet .
Discover the Basco-Landais folklore, Tuesday evening in summer, Moliets Bourg (instead of Fronton) with a farmers market, Meals Basque pelota atmosphere and Show and waders.
- Dax , spa town (25km) in the heart of the Landes.
A visit to the heart of the city bullring and Fountain Hot or source of nehe, name of a Celtic water goddess, is the true symbol of the resort ..
Two key events: The Dax Feria in August or festayres red and white come together to celebrate the holidays Dax, and Toros Y Salsa in September.
- Capbreton (27 km) port of the Landes.
The fish market of Capbreton port is a must, at the foot of the Harbour Master of the port boats offer their catch of the day. Our Board, after the market, a stroll to the waterfront and pier, landmark of the city.
Lake Soustons / Riviera:
The campsite is located next to the Lake Azur / Soustons,
It is allowed with a permit by the day or week. The most common fish in the lakes are: roach, tench, carp, pike, perch, trout ...
The ocean beaches:
Life guard present from 15/06 to 15/9.
Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead.
Beach shuttle from the campsite in July and August, free.
Arts & Entertainment:
3 natures reserves:
RESERVE OF "Courrant d'HUCHET" in LEON From Lake Leon, a long trail follows the stream up the dune.
Ecomuseum Marqueze (Sabre, 70km)
Racing cows Landes:
Entertainment for the whole family, such as the Hooked-branch (Adrenaline Park in Moliets, for large and small with courses in suitable trees.) Aquatic Park, (Atlantic Park in Seignosse) and Karting Magescq .
The Basque Country and the Pyrenees:
Take the highway at 10km and follow the road of Spain's 1 hour Campsite AZU'RIVAGE to visit.:
A day in the Basque Country:
Biarritz (city of the ocean, sea museum, Rock of the Virgin) Bayonne (Cathedral, city center), Espelette, Rhune, Cambo les Bains, Hendaye and the entire Basque coast.
Do not miss the exceptional cuisine and unique views!
At the foot of the Pyrenees:
the Isturitz and Oxocelhaya 1 hour drive. A 2-hour drive, Kakuetta Gorge and the caves of Betharram.
The Spanish border is 1hour by road via the motorway (Behobia, Irun)