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What is there to do in the Landes

For bathing, the long, long beaches of fine sand, and its lakes.
Not far from the campsite, you have a choice between five ocean beaches (La Lette Blanche, Saint- Girons, Contis, le Cap de l’Homy et the nudist beach at Arnaoutchot) and two lake-side beaches (Léon and Vielle).
All of these beaches are life-guarded and offer a range of possibilities: just lazing on the sand, plunging into the waves, or nautical sports such as surfing, paddling, bodyboarding, jet-ski, or for all ages, sandcastles …

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For athletes:

For bathing, the long, long beaches of fine sand, and its lakes.
Not far from the campsite, you have a choice between five ocean beaches (La Lette Blanche, Saint- Girons, Contis, le Cap de l’Homy et the nudist beach at Arnaoutchot) and two lake-side beaches (Léon and Vielle).
All of these beaches are life-guarded and offer a range of possibilities: just lazing on the sand, plunging into the waves, or nautical sports such as surfing, paddling, bodyboarding, jet-ski, or for all ages, sandcastles …

Ecomuseum of Marquèze :

Take the 100 year old train from Sabres, travel back in time to discover the 19th century Landaise life with its images of that past way of life. You will feel you are there with its workshops and activities.

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Moreover, there is the Musem of the old-times Landes at Lit-et-Mixe, and the Heritage circuit at Castets.
If you are interested, a number of towns in the Landes show the local heritage: At the Ecomuseum of Marquèze de Sabre, you can explore the past. And equally, at Lesperon, you will find the trade of resin-collecting, at la Maison de la Gemme.
For nature lovers, visit the nature reserve of the Huchet stream. This area, which connects the lake of Léon with the ocean, is a succession of wonderful landscapes.

Réserve d’Arjuzanx

With over 6 000 acres at the heart of the Landes, the Arjuzanx Reserve is an exceptional natural site. The wide landscapes, the various animals, and especially the migrating birds, are all there for you to discover.

The information centre, with its displays, will show you the richness of Arjuzanx.

The many paths are there for walkers, equestrians, mountain-bikers, either on your own or accompanied by a nature expert guide.

This Reserve is on the main migratory path for birds; specific viewing points are there for observation of these birds, particularly the cranes.
And in summer, there is bathing and other nautical activities on the lake of Arjuzanx.

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