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Capbreton tourism and travel guide

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Visit Capbreton: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Capbreton is a popular resort and beach that also has a traditional harbour and fish market

Capbreton 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 Capbreton. For detailed visitor information see the Capbreton travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayonne at 18 km and Bayonne cathedral at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Capbreton, 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 Capbreton in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Hossegor

Hossegor

Seaside resort at 1 km (direction )

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

See Hossegor guide
Bayonne

Bayonne

at 18 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 19 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
Anglet

Anglet

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Anglet guide
 
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Biarritz

Biarritz

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Biarritz guide
Moliets

Moliets

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Moliets guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Dax

Dax

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Dax guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 34 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
Espelette

Espelette

at 34 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Home of red hot chillies, Espelette is a very traditional basque village...

See Espelette guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The church of Saint John the Baptist in Saint-Jean-de-Luz has a remarkable...

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

A long established beach resort, Saint-Jean-de-Luz also has a lively and popular...

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide
Ciboure

Ciboure

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Once home to Maurice Ravel, Ciboure is a smal port and resort...

See Ciboure guide

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Map of places to visit near Capbreton

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Markets in and near Capbreton

Market days in Capbreton: weekly market: every day except Monday;

  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (0km)
  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (1km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (10km)
  • Soustons: market Monday & Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (17km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Messanges: market Wednesday (19km)

More information about Capbreton, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Capbreton, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (31km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (6km)
  • Courant de Huchet (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Capbreton is in the south-west of France at 79 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Capbreton is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Capbreton

Canton: Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40130

Distance to Capbreton

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 848 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 148 km

from Strasbourg: 894 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 Capbreton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angresse, Benesse-Maremne, Hossegor, Orx and Seignosse.

This page in French: Visiter Capbreton

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