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Biscarrosse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Biscarrosse: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: A small and modern sea resort Biscarrosse is also one of the liveliest and most popular in the region

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Biscarrosse. For detailed visitor information see the Biscarrosse travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Biscarrosse include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Mimizan at 22 km and La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Biscarrosse, 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 Biscarrosse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Arcachon Zoo

Arcachon Zoo

at 21 km (direction ), in the Gironde department

Arcachon zoo is home to over 800 animals including rhino, elephants and...

See Arcachon Zoo guide
Mimizan

Mimizan

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mimizan guide
La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan guide
Dune de Pyla

Dune de Pyla

Scenery at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

The Dune de Pyla is the largest sand dune in Europe and...

See Dune de Pyla guide
 
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La Teste de Buch salt flats

La Teste de Buch salt flats

at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

The salt flats at La Teste de Buch have an attractive walk...

See La Teste de Buch salt flats guide
La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

The oyster port of La Teste de Buch with its small cabins...

See La Teste de Buch port ostreicole guide
Cap Ferret

Cap Ferret

at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

At the south-west of the Medoc peninsula, Cap Ferret is quite an...

See Cap Ferret guide
Le Moulleau

Le Moulleau

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

Le Moulleau is a popular and attractive coastal and beach resort to...

See Le Moulleau guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village on the Bassin...

See Port de Larros guide
Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

The town beach of Arcachon is a long sandy beach with lots...

See Arcachon town beach guide
Arcachon's Pereire beach

Arcachon's Pereire beach

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

Arcachon's Pereire beach is a favourite with locals and holiday makers. ...

See Arcachon's Pereire beach guide
Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

The Ville d'Automne is the eastern part of Arcachon, around the port...

See Arcachon Ville d'Automne guide
Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

Visit the beautiful villas in the Ville d'Hiver of Arcachon....

See Arcachon Ville d'Hiver guide
Arcachon

Arcachon

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

Arcachon is one of our favourite seaside resorts in France and has...

See Arcachon guide

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Map of places to visit near Biscarrosse

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Markets in and near Biscarrosse

Market days in Biscarrosse: weekly market: every day;

  • Biscarrosse: market every day (0km)
  • Parentis-en-Born: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Mimizan: market Thursday & Friday (22km)
  • Gujan-Mestras: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Arcachon: market every day (29km)
  • Audenge: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Andernos-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday & (39km)
  • Lit-et-Mixe: market Thursday (41km)
  • Ares: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Lege-Cap-Ferret: market every day except Thursday - seasonal market only (44km)

More information about Biscarrosse, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Biscarrosse, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (5km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (10km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (32km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (34km)
  • Domaine de Certes (35km)
  • Courant de Contis (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Biscarrosse is in the south-west of France at 77 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Biscarrosse is 564 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Biscarrosse

Canton: Parentis-en-Born

Arrondissement: Mont-de-Marsan

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40600

Distance to Biscarrosse

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 564 km

from Calais: 763 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 68 km

from Strasbourg: 826 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 Biscarrosse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Biscarrosse

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