More than 3500 km of marked trails through the Landes. These are local loops, offering different levels and various durations. These loops are marked in blue hiking, have a directional signage, and are maintained for you.
Cycling is the ideal way to discover the Landes with your family. First, because the region is flat and also because of the pine trees shelter that protect you from the wind tracks the sun or any raindrops.
The Landes bike paths let you go through the pine trees, the golf of Moliets, the villages of Messanges and Vieux-Boucau… You can also join the beautiful beaches of Seignosse and Hossegor. It is then tracks or roads to reach Labenne, Tarnos, Boucau and the « Basque Country».
Surf, paddle, kitesurf or bodyboard… You will never get bored!
The history of surfing and the Landes area are closely related. By the late 50s, early surfers discover the quality of south Landes waves. Surf schools as Surf Oceanides in Capbreton teach beginners. And If you already know how to surf you can rent a board at the reception of your Camping La Pointe!
Just remember Surfing is a sport governed by rules, please respect them.
Today, there are 11 golf courses: 3 around Pau and 8 on the Basque Country Coast in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Biarritz, Anglet… Ocean view or mountain view? Exceptional sites, mild climate, lifestyle, Pyrenees in the background, hills and the ocean. A true cradle swing to be the envy of an English golfer! This is the Basque Country, with the oldest golf courses in the continent. A definitely modern golf... with technical greens, competitions such as the Biarritz Cup and the international training centre Golf d'Ilbarritz, unique in Europe. In our region, you will find everything: 27 holes (18 + 9) at Moliets’s Golf, the beautiful forest of Mont de Marsan/St Avit, practice on the water at Soustons/Pinsolle through to the typically British 1930’s course in Hossegor. In the Landes, the golf courses are built on sandy soil which allows us to play all year!
Lovers of angling and deep sea fishing will be thrilled. In Capbreton you will be able to find all the equipment needed for sea fishing, spearfishing or even surf casting (beachfront fishing). The breakwater of the port of Capbreton is a great fishing spot, right next to the lighthouse).
Discover the Great Lakes in the north of the department, where predatory fish (perch, pike...), but also the Adour and the recovery of migratory fish! And for the curious, this is an opportunity to embark on a fishing vessel, to experience life at sea!
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