Where to go out in the Landes?

The region of Landes is generally seen as a wilderness destination with endless beaches and pine forests, but there is plenty to do apart from days at the beach and hiking. In this article, us are going to explain where to go out in the Landes to be sure to take advantage of all that this region has to offer.

 

Sporting Casino Hossegor

Located between the city center and the beach, the Sporting Casino d'Hossegor is open 7 days a week all year round. The casino itself has 7 slot machines, a blackjack table, and electronic roulette.

You can also enjoy the restaurant, the Sporting Grill, and in summer, a heated outdoor swimming pool.

 

Restaurants in Les Landes

The Landes are home to excellent, one-of-a-kind restaurants offering relaxed atmospheres, regional products and original dishes. Here are just a few:

 

Bowling

Bowling is a great family activity all year round in the Landes. Since it rains often during the winter months, bowling is a great excuse to leave home and do something different with friends and family.

 

Karting

When the weather permits, the Landes are home to spectacular karting tracks.

 

Paintball Landes

With two sites in Magescq and Angresse, Paintball Landes is the ideal place to prepare for a post-apocalyptic era in the Landes. They even have kids paintball from 9 years old for girls and boys. It's a great idea for stag and hen parties, birthdays, and even corporate team building.

 

Labenne Zoo

1st private tourist site in the Landes, Le Labenne Zoo is located on the south coast of the Landes, 20 minutes from Bayonne (64) and Hossegor (40), and welcomes more than 70 visitors per year.

 

ALAT and Helicopter Museum

The Army Light Aviation Museum (ALAT) is a military body created by the Minister of Defense. It is located on the Dax aerodrome, within the perimeter of the school base of the 6th combat helicopter regiment (6th RHC). The base provides initial training for helicopter and airplane pilots. The museum is placed under the supervisory authority of the commander of the Dax base.

 

Hydraviation Museum

Located on the legendary site of the former Latécoère base in Biscarrosse, the Hydraviation Museum traces the history of the seaplane.

This aeronautical museum presents restored seaplanes, uniforms, memorabilia from famous pilots, reproductions, photographs, engines, propellers, archival pieces, flight logs, trophies, suits, paintings by painters Air and Navy… A variety of media that invite you to live a unique experience in the footsteps of the big names: Latécoère, Saint-Exupéry, Mermoz and many others.

 

Adrenaline Park

This leisure park has been located in the heart of nature in the seaside resort of Moliets-et-Maa since 1987.

Adventure course: One of the first and largest parks in France. 24 courses, 250 games, Big Air Bag, Quick Jump, Space Spéleo, Space For All, Slide.

Paintball: 2 playgrounds, 100 pieces of equipment to have fun without danger. Many scenarios to challenge yourself with friends or family.

Quads or mini motorcycles: New driving sensations to discover on our sandy tracks.

Catapult: “The Bungy Ejection”

 

Reptilarium Reptilandes

The Reptilarium houses the largest collection of crocodilids in Aquitaine.

Open since 2000 on the south coast of the moors, The Reptilarium will introduce you to the fascinating world of reptiles.

Presented in the terrarium, you can discover: Boas, Pythons, Lizards, Crocodiles, Alligators, Caimans, Varans, Snakes, Terrestrial turtles, Semi-aquatic turtles, Iguanas, Anacondas or even albino reptiles.

You can admire reptiles of prehistoric sizes and shapes from all five continents.

 

In conclusion

Since many of the local businesses featured in this article are seasonal, be sure to call ahead before you go! Although it is not in the Landes, the O'Plus flea market, as well as the offices ofO'Plus Immobiler are at Anglet very close ! Make sure you stop by and say hello.