Moliets-et-Maa tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Moliets is one of the more recently established resorts on the Atlantic coast, very popular with families

Moliets-et-Maa 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 Moliets-et-Maa. For detailed visitor information see the Moliets-et-Maa travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Moliets-et-Maa in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Hossegor at 22 km and Capbreton at 24 km.

Moliets-et-Maa, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort less than one km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Moliets guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Hossegor guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Capbreton guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Dax guide
La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

Garden at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gironde department

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

See La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan guide


Seaside resort at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

The resort at Mimizan Plage is a popular destination with several kilometres...

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at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Bayonne cathedral is an imposing gothic style cathedral with a beautifully restored...

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Seaside resort at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Anglet, close to Biarritz, has several kilometres of beaches on the French...

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The 19th century architecture and lovely beach and coast combine to make...

See Biarritz guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide


at 62 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Orthez guide

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Markets in and near Moliets-et-Maa

Market days in Moliets-et-Maa: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Moliets-et-Maa: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Messanges: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Leon: market every day (6km)
  • Soustons: market Monday & Thursday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (21km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (21km)
  • Lit-et-Mixe: market Thursday (22km)
  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (23km)

More information about Moliets-et-Maa, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Moliets-et-Maa, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Courant de Huchet (4km)
  • Courant de Contis (27km)
  • Marais d'Orx (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Moliets-et-Maa is in the south-west of France at 69 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Moliets-et-Maa is 625 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moliets-et-Maa

Canton: Soustons

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40660

Distance to Moliets-et-Maa

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 625 km

from Calais: 825 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 126 km

from Strasbourg: 875 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 Moliets-et-Maa from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azur, Leon and Messanges.

This page in French: Visiter Moliets-et-Maa