A three week holiday to recharge your batteries
Absorb yourself in the life of the countryside
Monday, find out all the best ideas!
If you're coming for a spa treatment at Préchacq-les-Bains, the Tourist Office of Landes to Chalosse sets up shop every Monday at 4:30 pm in the spa, in the cosy living room of the residence. From March to November a welcome drink is organised in partnership with the spa, and you can discover our beautiful region and all its secrets. This is your opportunity to stock up on good ideas to fill your whole stay with interesting and fun things to do!
You can also find us at 10 am in July-August, at the Résidence Goélia in Cassen and at 6 pm at the Etang Laubanère camping site.
Road trips on Tuesdays and Thursdays with the Tourist Office of Landes de Chalosse!
Every Tuesday and Thursday, the Tourist Office organises day trips and visits. There is always something for all tastes: wine and cheese tasting, relaxation, guided tours, workshops, floral composition classes. in THE BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE OF Saint-Sever, on the banks of the Adour in Pontonx... From the Mill of Poyaller to Saint-Aubin, passing by the bastide of Montfort, you will be surprised and delighted by the range and variety of our region, each with its own great stories...
Don't leave without seeing...
- one of our beautiful chapels is dedicated to the Course Landaise and is to be found in the village of Bascons. There is also a chapel dedicated to rugby in Larrivière-Saint-Savin and another dedicated to cyclists in Labastide-d'Armagnac.
- a farm that raises fatty ducks... The Glacière is a great opportunity to find out more about what you eat: fresh products, prepared by people who love their craft.
- a ganaderia, a typical part of the Course Landaise tradition. Local Landaise cattle are raised in the open air in a ganadéria. These are the champions who will take to the Arenas of Chalosse from mid-June to mid September. They enchant the crowds, fool the jumpers and charge the spreaders - all different types of participant in the Course Landaise.
- Saint-Sever and its beautiful old stones. The abbey of Saint-Sever is home to a reproduction of the Beatus. We recommend you take a guided tour with Marie-Danièle. You'll also appreciate the Maison de Sentex and the Jacobins Museum. Our advice for those who like to discover things for themselves is to take an iPad from the tourist office and take the interactive visit "Le Voyage de Guilhem."
- the bastide of Montfort-en-Chalosse with Jean, one of our friendly greeters (a local resident who gives his time free). And of course (except on Mondays), you absolutely must visit the Museum of Chalosse to get a flavour of the history of our Landes country.
- the splendid Crypt in Hagetmau: a place where a sense of beauty reigns. The Tourist Office will be your guide! Take the opportunity to visit the millers trail too.
- the town of Mugron and Rouge Garance, a shop that could be described as a clever mixture between art gallery and concept decoration store (you can regularly read articles about it in fashion magazines).
- The Moulin de Poyaller, both a mill and an animal park, this site is best visited on a beautiful sunny day, of which we have plenty!
- Eugénie-les-Bains, a spa town where Michelin-starred chef Michel Guérard has opened three restaurants - the Prés d'Eugénie, the Ferme aux Grives and the Mère Poule café.
The unmissable attractions of the south-west - not to be missed!
Food lovers will find an irresistible delight in Michelin-starred Mont-de-Marsan restaurant "les Clés d'Argent" where real gourmet cooking is blended with the sweet accents of the South-West, with many and various other influences.
Take the car for a visit to the Bastide of Armagnac, a place of old tradition, millennial architecture of vaults and arcades, and a landscapes of postcards! Take the opportunity to visit the Domaine d'Ognoas and discover the brandy stills, installed in 1804, and the vineyards of Lower Armagnac.
In the Landes de Gascogne national park climb aboard the Ecomusée de Marquèze train and spend a day with your family in a unique environment. Discover the everyday life of local people in the 19th century.
Spain! For a total change of scenery take a trip to San Sebastián, a stone's throw from the border. In the old town centre the tapas bas line the streets on all sides - pintxos and vino tinto - endless delicious nibbles and red wine. Try them all!
On the way there or way back (or goth!), drive along the "corniche" in Hendaye to discover the Basque coast. Visit Biarritz, its beach and its pretty shops, Saint-Jean-de-Luz or Bayonne. Don't leave without stopping in a cider house or one of the many chocolate makers. Real lovers of the Basque Country should also take a detour to visit Espelette and Arnaga.