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Mimizan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mimizan in Landes

Visit Mimizan: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The resort at Mimizan Plage is a popular destination with several kilometres of sandy beaches

Mimizan is situated in the Landes department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mimizan. For detailed visitor information see the Mimizan travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Mimizan include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Biscarrosse at 22 km and Moliets at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mimizan, 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 Mimizan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

less than one km (direction south), in the Gironde department

The Promenade Fleurie on the Etang d'Aureilhan near to Mimizan is a...

See La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan guide
Biscarrosse

Biscarrosse

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

A small and modern sea resort Biscarrosse is also one of the...

See Biscarrosse guide
Moliets

Moliets

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

Moliets is one of the more recently established resorts on the Atlantic...

See Moliets guide
Arcachon Zoo

Arcachon Zoo

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Arcachon Zoo guide
 
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Dune de Pyla

Dune de Pyla

Scenery at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Dune de Pyla guide
Cap Ferret

Cap Ferret

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Cap Ferret guide
La Teste de Buch salt flats

La Teste de Buch salt flats

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

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

La Teste de Buch port ostreicole

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See La Teste de Buch port ostreicole guide
Le Moulleau

Le Moulleau

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Le Moulleau guide
Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Arcachon's Pereire beach guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Port de Larros guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Port de Biganos guide

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Map of places to visit near Mimizan

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Markets in and near Mimizan

Market days in Mimizan: weekly market: Thursday & Friday;

  • Mimizan: market Thursday & Friday (0km)
  • Lit-et-Mixe: market Thursday (19km)
  • Parentis-en-Born: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Biscarrosse: market every day (22km)
  • Morcenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Leon: market every day (36km)
  • Moliets-et-Maa: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Messanges: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Tartas: market Saturday (53km)

More information about Mimizan, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Mimizan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Courant de Contis (14km)
  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (17km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (32km)
  • Courant de Huchet (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mimizan is in the south-west of France at 68 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Mimizan is 585 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mimizan

Canton: Mimizan

Arrondissement: Mont-de-Marsan

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40200

Distance to Mimizan

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 585 km

from Calais: 785 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 88 km

from Strasbourg: 843 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the region's airports at Bordeaux or Biarritz. The drive down the west coast from Saint Malo ferry port requires about 8 hours. For driving distances to Mimizan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aureilhan.

This page in French: Visiter Mimizan

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