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Saint-Michel-Escalus tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Moliets at 9 km from Saint-Michel-Escalus

Visit Saint-Michel-Escalus: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Michel-Escalus is situated in the Landes department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Moliets at 9 km and Dax at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Michel-Escalus, 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 Saint-Michel-Escalus in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Moliets guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Dax guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Hossegor guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Capbreton guide
La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan

Garden at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See La Promenade Fleurie near Mimizan guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mimizan guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Biarritz guide


at 54 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 60 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Orthez guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel-Escalus


Markets in and near Saint-Michel-Escalus

  • Leon: market every day (3km)
  • Moliets-et-Maa: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Messanges: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Lit-et-Mixe: market Thursday (15km)
  • Soustons: market Monday & Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (23km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (26km)
  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Saint-Michel-Escalus, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-Escalus, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Courant de Huchet (7km)
  • Courant de Contis (23km)
  • Marais d'Orx (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-Escalus is in the south-west of France at 61 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-Escalus is 617 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-Escalus

Canton: Castets

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40550

Distance to Saint-Michel-Escalus

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

from Paris: 617 km

from Calais: 819 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 118 km

from Strasbourg: 866 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 Saint-Michel-Escalus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Leon, Linxe and Vielle-Saint-Girons.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-Escalus

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