Landes is a French département in the New Aquitaine region. It is a breathtaking place with pristine beaches and large lakes, surrounded by pine forests. If you are an experienced surfer, you can challenge the waves. Camp this year in Landes, either for a weekend or a whole week and enjoy a relaxing holiday to forget the daily stress. Let yourself be seduced by the culinary delights of the département, such as regional truffles or fresh oysters from the coastal waters. Combine this dish with a delicious glass of wine and we guarantee that your taste buds will be thrilled!
Enjoy a hearty French breakfast at your campsite with a delicious cup of coffee and a croissant while you plan a day trip. From there you have many options at your disposal. For example, visit the beautiful town of Hastingues, where the Abbey of Arthous is located, which houses a museum of history and archaeology. In the southern part of the country lies the city of Dax with Roman ruins and of course the famous thermal baths. In the eastern part is Armagnac with its many vineyards. From here comes the famous Armagnac wine, which you should try. Finally, a visit to the Landes de Gascogne Regional Nature Park is not to be missed.
You have probably heard of the Silver Coast several times. This coastal region is simply gorgeous. The sandy beaches and the wide range of activities make your holiday a special experience. There are many lakes in the département where children can play. Near the beaches there are often pine forests, which are an ideal environment for a horse or bicycle tour. The towns of Biscarrosse, Mimizan, Hossegor and Capbreton are very popular every year and have a special charm with their many cycle paths. You can combine the advantages of the beach, relaxation and the joy of surfing and sailing. They are also popular places for fine sandy beaches, fishing and leisure ports, sailing and surfing schools, shops and a summer atmosphere.
The département has an oceanic climate. As a result, winters are generally mild, sometimes rainy and summers quite hot. The terraces of the cafés are open every month of the year when the sun shines. Rainfall can be high, even in the driest months. The average annual temperature is 10.5°C.