Tarnos tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tarnos in Landes

Photo is of Bayonne at 5 km from Tarnos

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Tarnos 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 Tarnos in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayonne at 5 km and Bayonne cathedral at 6 km.

Tarnos, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 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 6 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 8 km (direction 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 10 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Biarritz guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Capbreton guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Hossegor guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-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 21 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 22 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Espelette guide


Seaside resort at 23 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
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 23 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


at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Itxassou guide


at 24 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 Tarnos

  • Boucau: market Saturday (3km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (15km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (16km)
  • Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (19km)

More information about Tarnos, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Tarnos, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (21km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (9km)
  • Courant de Huchet (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Tarnos is in the south-west of France at 87 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Tarnos is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tarnos

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Seignanx

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40220

Distance to Tarnos

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 87 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 861 km

from Nice: 703 km

from Bordeaux: 161 km

from Strasbourg: 904 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 Tarnos from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bayonne, Boucau, Labenne, Lahonce, Ondres and Saint-Martin-de-Seignanx.

This page in French: Visiter Tarnos