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Siest tourism and travel guide

Photo of Siest in Landes

Photo is of Dax at 9 km from Siest

Visit Siest: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dax at 9 km and Hossegor at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Siest, 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 Siest in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dax guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Hossegor guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Capbreton guide


at 26 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
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

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

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moliets guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Orthez guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the...

See Saint-Palais guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Anglet guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and...

See Laas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Siest


Markets in and near Siest

  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (14km)
  • Soustons: market Monday & Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)

More information about Siest, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Siest, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (9km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (22km)
  • Courant de Huchet (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Siest is in the south-west of France at 57 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Siest is 637 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Siest

Canton: Dax-Sud

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40180

Distance to Siest

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 637 km

from Calais: 842 km

from Nice: 675 km

from Bordeaux: 139 km

from Strasbourg: 876 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 Siest from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoume, Heugas, Mees, Oeyreluy, Orist, Pey, Riviere-Saas-et-Gourby, Saint-Lon-les-Mines, Saubusse, Seyresse and Tercis-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Siest

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