Learn how to surf, body board or paddle-board in complete safety by signing up at one of the surfboarding schools overlooking the beaches. Golf courses in the Landes come highly recommended: Seignosse, Hossegor and Mont de Marsan offer unique beach courses. Got a family bike ride in mind? Try the Velodyssey trail! This marked cycle route is the longest in France and skirts the Atlantic coastline offering cyclists a great opportunity to discover the region’s natural wonders.
Labenne, Capbreton, Hossegor, Seignosse, Vieux-Boucau, Mimizan, Biscarosse… one charming seaside resort follows another here with plenty of summer fun up for grabs. Don’t miss Labenne Zoo with over 200 animals from the four corners of the world; or the Pine forest monkeys and the Reptilarium in Labenne; as well as Atlantic Park at Seignosse, the largest water park in the Landes. A little further afield is the town of Dax, France’s premier thermal spa resort with its century-old arenas. When it comes to regional food get ready to titillate your taste buds with gastronomic delights including the most well known specialities of foie gras and duck breast as well as Asparagus from the Sands of the Landes, Chalosse beef, Adour kiwis, Pastis and Armagnac from the Landes and Tursan wines.