Azur tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Moliets at 7 km from Azur

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Azur is situated in the Landes department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Azur in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Moliets at 7 km and Hossegor at 18 km.

Azur, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Seaside resort at 7 km (direction north-west)

Moliets is one of the more recently established resorts on the Atlantic...

See Moliets guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-west)

Soorts is one of the smaller beach resorts along the extensive Atlantic...

See Hossegor guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-west)

Capbreton is a popular resort and beach that also has a traditional...

See Capbreton guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is a pleasant if...

See Dax guide
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at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Bayonne is a lovely historic city with a cathedral, a substantial old...

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Bayonne cathedral is an imposing gothic style cathedral with a beautifully restored...

See Bayonne cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Anglet, close to Biarritz, has several kilometres of beaches on the French...

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The 19th century architecture and lovely beach and coast combine to make...

See Biarritz guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the Basque region...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

Garden at 45 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

The Promenade Fleurie on the Etang d'Aureilhan near to Mimizan is a...

See La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction south)

The resort at Mimizan Plage is a popular destination with several kilometres...

See Mimizan guide


at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Cambo-les-Bains is a small pleasant town, best known for its thermal waters...

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle is a small basque village with a popular leisure lake...

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide

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Markets in and near Azur

  • Soustons: market Monday & Thursday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Messanges: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Moliets-et-Maa: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Leon: market every day (9km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (14km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (15km)
  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Azur, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Azur, France

What to do at Azur? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Azur.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (22km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Courant de Huchet (10km)
  • Marais d'Orx (23km)
  • Courant de Contis (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Azur is in the south-west of France at 65 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Azur is 628 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Azur

Canton: Soustons

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40140

Distance to Azur

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 628 km

from Calais: 830 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 129 km

from Strasbourg: 876 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the region's airports at Bordeaux or Biarritz. The drive down the west coast from Saint Malo ferry port requires about 8 hours. For driving distances to Azur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Moliets-et-Maa and Soustons.

This page in French: Visiter Azur


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