Hossegor tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Soorts is one of the smaller beach resorts along the extensive Atlantic coast in South-West France

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Hossegor. For detailed visitor information see the Hossegor travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayonne at 19 km and Bayonne cathedral at 20 km.

Hossegor, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 2 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Capbreton guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

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

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Moliets guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Biarritz guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction 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 31 km (direction east)

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

See Dax guide


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

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 35 km (direction south-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


at 35 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Espelette guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

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

The church of Saint John the Baptist in Saint-Jean-de-Luz has a remarkable...

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide


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

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide


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

Once home to Maurice Ravel, Ciboure is a smal port and resort...

See Ciboure guide

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Markets in and near Hossegor

Market days in Hossegor: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday & Friday;

  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (1km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (10km)
  • Soustons: market Monday & Thursday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (16km)
  • Messanges: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)

More information about Hossegor, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Hossegor, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (30km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (7km)
  • Courant de Huchet (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Hossegor is in the south-west of France at 79 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Hossegor is 646 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hossegor

Canton: Soustons

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40150

Distance to Hossegor

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 646 km

from Calais: 847 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 147 km

from Strasbourg: 893 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 Hossegor from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angresse, Benesse-Maremne, Capbreton and Seignosse.

This page in French: Visiter Hossegor