Orist tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orist: highlights and tourist information

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Orist is situated in the Landes department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 61 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Orist is 640 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dax at 13 km and Hossegor at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orist, 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 Orist in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Orist

Markets in and near Orist

  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (7km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (10km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Soustons: market Monday & Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)

More information about Orist, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Orist, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Orist.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (12km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (18km)
  • Courant de Huchet (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orist

Canton: Peyrehorade

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40300

Distance to Orist

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 640 km

from Calais: 844 km

from Nice: 679 km

from Bordeaux: 141 km

from Strasbourg: 880 km

Getting here

Orist is in the south-west of France. 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 Orist from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoume, Belus, Josse, Pey, Riviere-Saas-et-Gourby, Saint-Etienne-d'Orthe, Saint-Geours-de-Maremne, Saint-Lon-les-Mines, Saubusse, Siest and Tercis-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Orist