Orx tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Capbreton at 7 km from Orx

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Capbreton at 7 km and Hossegor at 8 km.

Orx, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Capbreton guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Hossegor guide


at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

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Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

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La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 21 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 27 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Moliets guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dax guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Home of red hot chillies, Espelette is a very traditional basque village in the...

See Espelette guide


at 30 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Itxassou guide


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle is a small basque village with a popular leisure lake...

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

A long established beach resort, Saint-Jean-de-Luz also has a lively and popular town centre...

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide

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Markets in and near Orx

  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (9km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (15km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Soustons: market Monday & Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)

More information about Orx, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Orx, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (27km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (2km)
  • Courant de Huchet (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Orx is in the south-west of France at 77 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Orx is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orx

Canton: Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40230

Distance to Orx

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 852 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 151 km

from Strasbourg: 894 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 Orx from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benesse-Maremne, Biaudos, Capbreton, Labenne, Saint-Andre-de-Seignanx and Saubrigues.

This page in French: Visiter Orx