Camdelan, the fantastic farm (Saint-Julien-en-Born)

Camdelan, the fantastic farm (Saint-Julien-en-Born)

CAMDELAN, the FANTASTIC FARM (Saint-Julien-en-Born) The Camdelan farm is located halfway between Saint-Julien-en-Born and Contis Plage. Here, they transmit to the inhabitants the passion of their profession and the values with which they work the land and care for their animals. Their specificity is based on the fact that they want to "find answers to tomorrow's problems on yesterday's farm" ...
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Mimizan, the pearl of the north

Mimizan, the pearl of the north

MIMIZAN, THE PEARL OF THE NORTH Mimizan is undoubtedly the most important - and most touristy - coastal commune in the north of the Landes. It is divided, like practically all the municipalities of the Landes coast, into two parts: Mimizan Bourg ("Village") and Mimizan Plage ("Beach"). It should also be noted that, in terms of tourism, Mimizan has formed ...
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MIMIZAN. A walk in the biological reserve of La Mailloueyre

MIMIZAN. A walk in the biological reserve of La Mailloueyre

MIMIZAN. The BIOLOGICAL RESERVE of La Mailloueyre To the south of Mimizan Plage, on the outskirts, there is a beautiful site with two signposted walking trails. This is the biological reserve of La Mailloueyre, a word derived from the original Occitan Malhoèira (place of seagulls). In this paradisiacal enclave, you will find three of the elements that characterise the Landes ...
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MIMIZAN. Route through the Botanical Garden on the lake of Aureilhan

MIMIZAN. Route through the Botanical Garden on the lake of Aureilhan

MIMIZAN. BOTANICAL GARDEN on the lake Mimizan is a beautiful village in the Landes region with many attractions to enjoy. One of them is its botanical garden ("Promenade fleurie" they call it there). It is a small island located just where the river ends and the lake of Mimizan-Aureilhan begins. This floral garden has more than 300 species of plants, ...
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Museums

Museums

MUSEUMS Without wishing to be exhaustive, we have made a representative selection of the many museums that populate the Landes. We have given priority to those which are closest to the coast and/or which present an interesting degree of originality.   1. Musee municipal du Lac SANGUINET   2. Musée des traditions BISCARROSSE   3. Musée de l’hydraviation BISCARROSSE   ...
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The Contis Plage lighthouse

The Contis Plage lighthouse

The CONTIS PLAGE LIGHTHOUSE The Contis lighthouse is probably one of the most spectacular buildings in the Landes. From the top of the lighthouse, you can enjoy an excellent panoramic view over many kilometres, with the main features of this region: an endless beach, hundreds of hectares of pine trees and the pretty, well-kept coastal villages. The Contis lighthouse is ...
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Vieux Boucau les Bains: a lake and much more

Vieux Boucau les Bains: a lake and much more

VIEUX-BOUCAU, a LAKE and MUCH MORE Vieux-Boucau is undoubtedly one of the places in the Landes region most frequented by basques. In fact, the village has everything you could ask for in a tourist resort: a lake with an outlet to the sea, shops, bars and restaurants, streets and promenades ideal for cycling, and, above all, an extraordinary atmosphere in ...
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Construcción en La Palombiere, en Vieux Boucau

VIEUX BOUCAU. Circular walk (La Palombiere)

VIEUX BOUCAU. LA "PALOMBIERE"(Circular walk) On the outskirts of Vieux Boucau there is a signposted path that is as beautiful as it is interesting. It is a trail for all ages - it is just over two kilometres long - that runs through a beautiful grove of trees and has information panels that provide information - in French - on ...
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Zoo of Labenne

Zoo of Labenne

ZOO of LABENNE Located in the heart of the Landes forest, Labenne Zoo is a small zoo with more than 60 species and two hundred animals in a 5-hectare preserved environment. History The park was created in 1998 by Philippe de Parédès, an animal enthusiast. Parédès had an interesting personal collection of animals and wished to share his passion with the ...
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