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Hostens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Port de Biganos at 32 km from Hostens

Visit Hostens: highlights and tourist information

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Hostens is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Port de Biganos at 32 km and Musée d'Aquitaine at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hostens, 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 Hostens in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins...

See Port de Biganos guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux...

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Port de Larros guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and interesting...

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 40 km (direction north-east)

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain some...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Arcachon Zoo

Arcachon Zoo

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arcachon Zoo guide
La Teste de Buch salt flats

La Teste de Buch salt flats

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Teste de Buch port ostreicole guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west), in the Landes department

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

See Biscarrosse guide
Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arcachon Ville d'Automne guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Andernos-les-Bains is a pleasant seaside town on the Bassin d'Arcachon in...

See Andernos-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Hostens


Markets in and near Hostens

  • Leognan: market Saturday (27km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (28km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (30km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (31km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (34km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Audenge: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Gujan-Mestras: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Parentis-en-Born: market Thursday & Sunday (38km)

More information about Hostens, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Hostens, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Grenade (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (37km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (42km)
  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (45km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (47km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (35km)

Geography and distances

Hostens is in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Hostens is 536 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hostens

Canton: Saint-Symphorien

Arrondissement: Langon

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33125

Distance to Hostens

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 536 km

from Calais: 742 km

from Nice: 637 km

from Bordeaux: 39 km

from Strasbourg: 785 km

Getting here

Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to Hostens from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Tuzan, Louchats and Saint-Magne.

This page in French: Visiter Hostens

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