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Hostens tourism and travel guide

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Hostens is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Hostens is 536 kilometres from Paris).

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!


... 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

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

Hostens is in the south-west of France. 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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