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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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

The salt flats at La Teste de Buch have an attractive walk through the area.: La Teste de Buch salt flats

The oyster port of La Teste de Buch with its small cabins and mix of oyster and pleasure boats is charming to visit.: La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

Popular places to visit nearby include La Teste de Buch salt flats at 2 km and La Teste de Buch port ostreicole at 2 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!

La Teste de Buch salt flats

La Teste de Buch salt flats

at 2 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

at 2 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Teste de Buch port ostreicole guide
Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 3 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arcachon Ville d'Automne guide
Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arcachon town beach guide
Arcachon's Pereire beach

Arcachon's Pereire beach

at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arcachon's Pereire beach guide
Parc Mauresque

Parc Mauresque

Garden at 4 km (direction north-west)

The Parc Mauresque is a large parc and garden in the heart...

See Parc Mauresque guide


Seaside resort at 4 km (direction north-west)

Arcachon is one of our favourite seaside resorts in France...

See Arcachon guide
Arcachon Ville d'Eté

Arcachon Ville d'Eté

at 4 km (direction north-west)

Arcachon's 'summer town' is a very attractive sea side...

See Arcachon Ville d'Eté guide
Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

at 4 km (direction north-west)

Visit the beautiful villas in the Ville d'Hiver of...

See Arcachon Ville d'Hiver guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Port de Larros guide
Le Moulleau

Le Moulleau

Seaside resort at 5 km (direction west)

Le Moulleau is a popular and attractive coastal and beach...

See Le Moulleau guide
Arcachon Zoo

Arcachon Zoo

at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Arcachon Zoo guide
Dune de Pyla

Dune de Pyla

Scenery at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

The Dune de Pyla is the largest sand dune in Europe...

See Dune de Pyla guide
Cap Ferret

Cap Ferret

at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Cap Ferret guide

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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

La Teste-de-Buch is 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).

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

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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