Capbreton tourism and travel guide

Photo of Capbreton in Landes

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

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.

Capbreton is situated in the Landes department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 79 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Capbreton is 647 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Capbreton

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

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)


Geography and distances

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

Capbreton is in the south-west of France. 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