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Lahontan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lahontan in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Salies-de-Bearn at 8 km from Lahontan

Visit Lahontan: highlights and tourist information

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Lahontan is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Salies-de-Bearn at 8 km and Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lahontan, 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 Lahontan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 8 km (direction south-east)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore,...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 17 km (direction east)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight...

See Orthez guide
 
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Laas

Laas

at 19 km (direction south-east)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and...

See Laas guide
Dax

Dax

at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is...

See Dax guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the...

See Saint-Palais guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 29 km (direction south-east)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in...

See Navarrenx guide
Capbreton

Capbreton

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Landes department

Capbreton is a popular resort and beach that also...

See Capbreton guide
Hossegor

Hossegor

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Landes department

Soorts is one of the smaller beach resorts along...

See Hossegor guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

Cambo-les-Bains is a small pleasant town, best known for its thermal waters...

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Bayonne

Bayonne

at 41 km (direction west)

Bayonne is a lovely historic city with a cathedral, a substantial old...

See Bayonne guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

Less visited than some of the traditional Basque villages here, Itxassou...

See Itxassou guide

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Map of places to visit near Lahontan

 
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Markets in and near Lahontan

  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (8km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (20km)
  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (27km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Lahontan, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lahontan, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (21km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (35km)
  • Courant de Huchet (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Lahontan is in the south-west of France at 55 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lahontan is 645 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lahontan

Canton: Salies-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64270

Distance to Lahontan

from Pau (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 645 km

from Calais: 852 km

from Nice: 663 km

from Bordeaux: 149 km

from Strasbourg: 876 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Biarritz airport (Bordeaux is another option). Allow at least 8 hours for the drive from the cross-channel ferries. For driving distances to Lahontan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellocq, Carresse-Cassaber, Habas, Labatut, Leren, Puyoo, Ramous, Saint-Cricq-du-Gave and Saint-Pe-de-Leren.

This page in French: Visiter Lahontan

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