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Lanton tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lanton in Gironde

Photo is of Andernos-les-Bains at 6 km from Lanton

Visit Lanton: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Andernos-les-Bains at 6 km and Port de Larros at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lanton, 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 Lanton in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Andernos-les-Bains guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Port de Larros guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Port de Biganos guide
Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arcachon Ville d'Automne guide
Parc Mauresque

Parc Mauresque

Garden at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parc Mauresque guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arcachon guide
Arcachon Ville d'Eté

Arcachon Ville d'Eté

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Arcachon Ville d'Hiver

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arcachon Ville d'Hiver guide
Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arcachon town beach guide
Arcachon's Pereire beach

Arcachon's Pereire beach

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arcachon's Pereire beach guide
La Teste de Buch salt flats

La Teste de Buch salt flats

at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

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

La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Teste de Buch port ostreicole guide
Le Moulleau

Le Moulleau

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Moulleau guide
Arcachon Zoo

Arcachon Zoo

at 15 km (direction south-west)

Arcachon zoo is home to over 800 animals including...

See Arcachon Zoo guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lanton


Markets in and near Lanton

  • Audenge: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Andernos-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday & (7km)
  • Gujan-Mestras: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Ares: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Arcachon: market every day (11km)
  • Lege-Cap-Ferret: market every day except Thursday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (28km)
  • Lacanau: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (35km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Lanton, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lanton, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (39km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Grenade (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (3km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (10km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (11km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (26km)
  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (41km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (29km)

Geography and distances

Lanton is in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Lanton is 529 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lanton

Canton: Audenge

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33138

Distance to Lanton

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 529 km

from Calais: 727 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 39 km

from Strasbourg: 797 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 Lanton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andernos-les-Bains and Audenge.

This page in French: Visiter Lanton

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