Gastes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gastes: highlights and tourist information

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Gastes is situated in the Landes department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 71 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Gastes is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Biscarrosse at 8 km and Mimizan at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gastes, 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 Gastes 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 Gastes

Markets in and near Gastes

  • Parentis-en-Born: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Biscarrosse: market every day (8km)
  • Mimizan: market Thursday & Friday (15km)
  • Lit-et-Mixe: market Thursday (34km)
  • Gujan-Mestras: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Arcachon: market every day (37km)
  • Morcenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Audenge: market Tuesday (41km)

More information about Gastes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gastes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gastes.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (3km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (18km)
  • Courant de Contis (29km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (40km)
  • Domaine de Certes (41km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gastes

Canton: Parentis-en-Born

Arrondissement: Mont-de-Marsan

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40160

Distance to Gastes

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 770 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 73 km

from Strasbourg: 829 km

Getting here

Gastes 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 Gastes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Parentis-en-Born and Sainte-Eulalie-en-Born.

This page in French: Visiter Gastes