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La Teste-de-Buch tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Teste-de-Buch: highlights and tourist information

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La Teste-de-Buch is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: La Teste-de-Buch is 539 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in La Teste-de-Buch

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

The Dune de Pyla is the largest sand dune in Europe and a Grand Site of France: Dune de Pyla

Popular places to visit nearby include Arcachon Ville d'Automne at 3 km and Parc Mauresque at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Teste-de-Buch, 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 La Teste-de-Buch in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near La Teste-de-Buch


Markets in and near La Teste-de-Buch

  • Arcachon: market every day (3km)
  • Gujan-Mestras: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Audenge: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Andernos-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday & (12km)
  • Ares: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Lege-Cap-Ferret: market every day except Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Biscarrosse: market every day (27km)
  • Parentis-en-Born: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (38km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about La Teste-de-Buch, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near La Teste-de-Buch, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bassin d'Arcachon (6km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (8km)
  • Domaine de Certes (11km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (16km)
  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Teste-de-Buch

Canton: Teste-de-Buch

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33260

Distance to La Teste-de-Buch

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 539 km

from Calais: 737 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 50 km

from Strasbourg: 808 km

Getting here

La Teste-de-Buch 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 La Teste-de-Buch from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcachon and Gujan-Mestras.

This page in French: Visiter La Teste-de-Buch

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