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Pontenx-les-Forges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontenx-les-Forges in Landes

Photo is of Mimizan at 10 km from Pontenx-les-Forges

Visit Pontenx-les-Forges: highlights and tourist information

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Pontenx-les-Forges is situated in the Landes department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mimizan at 10 km and La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pontenx-les-Forges, 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 Pontenx-les-Forges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Mimizan

Mimizan

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mimizan guide
La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

Garden at 10 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan guide
Biscarrosse

Biscarrosse

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

A small and modern sea resort Biscarrosse is also...

See Biscarrosse guide
Arcachon Zoo

Arcachon Zoo

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), 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 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

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

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La Teste de Buch salt flats

La Teste de Buch salt flats

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

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

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

See La Teste de Buch port ostreicole guide
Cap Ferret

Cap Ferret

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

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

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Port de Larros

Port de Larros

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

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

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Le Moulleau

Le Moulleau

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

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

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Arcachon town beach

Arcachon town beach

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

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

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Arcachon's Pereire beach

Arcachon's Pereire beach

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

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

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Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

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

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

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Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

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

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

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Map of places to visit near Pontenx-les-Forges

 
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Markets in and near Pontenx-les-Forges

  • Mimizan: market Thursday & Friday (10km)
  • Parentis-en-Born: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Biscarrosse: market every day (18km)
  • Lit-et-Mixe: market Thursday (25km)
  • Morcenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Leon: market every day (42km)
  • Gujan-Mestras: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Moliets-et-Maa: market Tuesday (47km)
  • Tartas: market Saturday (51km)

More information about Pontenx-les-Forges, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Pontenx-les-Forges, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (13km)
  • Courant de Contis (23km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (28km)
  • Courant de Huchet (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Pontenx-les-Forges is in the south-west of France at 63 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Pontenx-les-Forges is 578 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontenx-les-Forges

Canton: Mimizan

Arrondissement: Mont-de-Marsan

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40200

Distance to Pontenx-les-Forges

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 578 km

from Calais: 779 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 79 km

from Strasbourg: 833 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 Pontenx-les-Forges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Paul-en-Born and Sainte-Eulalie-en-Born.

This page in French: Visiter Pontenx-les-Forges

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