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Gastes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Biscarrosse at 8 km from Gastes

Visit Gastes: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Biscarrosse

Biscarrosse

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

A small and modern sea resort Biscarrosse is also one of the...

See Biscarrosse guide
Mimizan

Mimizan

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mimizan guide
La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan guide
Arcachon Zoo

Arcachon Zoo

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Arcachon Zoo guide
 
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Dune de Pyla

Dune de Pyla

Scenery at 32 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
La Teste de Buch salt flats

La Teste de Buch salt flats

at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

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

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

La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

at 33 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 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Cap Ferret guide
Le Moulleau

Le Moulleau

Seaside resort at 35 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 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village...

See Port de Larros guide
Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Arcachon town beach guide
Arcachon's Pereire beach

Arcachon's Pereire beach

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

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

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 37 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 37 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

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

Map of places to visit near Gastes

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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

What to do at Gastes? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Gastes is in the south-west of France at 71 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Gastes is 570 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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