Top 10 visits and activities in the Landes
Discover the essential activities and visits for your camping stay in the Landes.
Pond of Cazaux and Sanguinet
On the border between the Gironde and the Landes, the Cazaux and Sanguinet lakes are a family destination where you will enjoy walks on foot, by boat or by pedal boat. At France’s second largest freshwater lake, some will feel better than the ocean for an impromptu swim, while others will have a blast with their fishing rods.
From exploring the cuisine of yesteryear to demonstrations of spinning and braiding, put yourself in the shoes of a 19th century Landais. Its daily life, the operation of the mill and the tapping will hold no secrets for you. On the natural side, the herb garden will reveal the power of medicinal plants to you and you will benefit from advice in the educational vegetable garden.
More than 200 animals from all over the world await you! Live unforgettable moments by meeting fascinating animals: boreal lynx, meerkats, Canadian wolves, magnificent exotic birds with shimmering colors … Those who are less daring will appreciate the dwarf goats on the mini-farm which will take your children to the land of sweetness.
3 million years old, this fabulous nature reserve can be explored on foot. 247 species of birds, such as the Eurasian Spoonbill, a large wading bird, live with a multitude of animals. Discover them without annoying them thanks to the observatories. Also unravel the mysteries of the European Pond Turtle, a small protected freshwater turtle.
Port of Capbreton
Did you know that it is the only port in the Landes? Experience a complete change of scenery by admiring its gouf, an underwater canyon similar to that of Colorado and by visiting the pier on the pier, built by Napoleon III. Then discover the picturesque alleys steeped in the history of the city, its bridges, its magnificent monuments such as the Maison du Rey or the 16th century Saint-Nicolas church.
Courant d’Huchet Nature Reserve
This watercourse, the only one in the Bay of Biscay whose natural aspect is completely preserved, includes an abundant flora and fauna. Observe the birds from a viewpoint overlooking the Pipe Marsh and discover the forest by the water, guided by a boatman, or by a guided walking tour.
Dinosaurs Park at Azur Lac
In the heart of the Landes forest, go on an adventure in this park with multiple attractions: electric T-rex quad, raptor course and many others. Lose yourself in the labyrinth, go on a treasure hunt, twirl around the merry-go-rounds and learn about dinosaurs thanks to the Paleolithic excavations. Then enjoy a moment of relaxation with a picnic by the lake.
Adrenaline Parc in Moliets
Tree climbing course, paintball, quad, mini motorbike, catapult, caving course, toboggan… Your children will be asking for more! Come and fill up on adrenaline while having fun in a variety of activities, in a green landscape. Safely experience new sensations in unprecedented games then re-energize yourself with a refreshment or snack.
Marine lake of Port d’Albret
Are you looking for a change of scenery? Located behind the ocean between dunes and pine forest, the lake includes a wild island, a small wonder to be enjoyed. A true paradise, this site is ideal for spending good times with the family, renting a boat, swimming in the calm and clear waters of the lake, walking, cycling or even having a picnic.
Have fun in a gigantic inflatable water park: XXL catapult, aquatic zipline or titan slide, taste the delights of new water games. Play volleyball on trampolines or climb an exceptionally high wall of 5 m at different levels of difficulty. Sportsmen and thrill seekers of all ages will find their account here.