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Benquet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont-de-Marsan at 7 km from Benquet

Visit Benquet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-de-Marsan at 7 km and Aire-sur-l'Adour at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Benquet, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Benquet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 7 km (direction )

Not usually thought of as a tourist destination, Mont-de-Marsan has some interesting...

See Mont-de-Marsan guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east Landes...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Justin is a peaceful bastide town in the Landes department with an...

See Saint-Justin guide
Labastide d'Armagnac

Labastide d'Armagnac

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Labastide d'Armagnac is a 13th century bastide town that has retained many...

See Labastide d'Armagnac guide
Mauvezin d'Armagnac

Mauvezin d'Armagnac

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

Mauvezin d'Armagnac is a very small village in the Landes with good...

See Mauvezin d'Armagnac guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight of...

See Orthez guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dax guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Gers department

Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval buildings...

See Eauze guide


at 52 km (direction south-west), 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 57 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church...

See Laas guide


at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take the...

See Maubourguet guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Landes

Map of places to visit near Benquet


Markets in and near Benquet

  • Mont-de-Marsan: market Tuesday all day & Saturday (7km)
  • Hagetmau: market Wednesday all day (21km)
  • Tartas: market Saturday (24km)
  • Roquefort: market Saturday (28km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (33km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (39km)
  • Morcenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (41km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (44km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (45km)

Hotels near Benquet

More information about Benquet, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Benquet, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (10km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (24km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (42km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (44km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Benquet is in the south-west of France at 7 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Benquet is 600 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benquet

Canton: Mont-de-Marsan-Sud

Arrondissement: Mont-de-Marsan

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40280

Distance to Benquet

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 600 km

from Calais: 811 km

from Nice: 624 km

from Bordeaux: 112 km

from Strasbourg: 825 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 Benquet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bas-Mauco, Bretagne-de-Marsan, Haut-Mauco, Mazerolles and Saint-Maurice-sur-Adour.

This page in French: Visiter Benquet

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