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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Biscarrosse
Insee code40046
AltitudeFrom 0 to 78 meters
Surface160.48 km²
Population12955 inhabitants
Density80 inhabitants/km²


National labelsParentis-en-Born at 9.7 km (14 min)
Chief townMont-de-Marsan (at 89 km, 91 min)Sanguinet at 12.9 km (16 min)
DepartmentLandesGastes at 17.2 km (20 min)
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Biscarrosse resort of the Aquitaine Coast and the third city of the department of Landes, privileged to be broken down into three perfectly complementary poles: the City, a veritable administrative and commercial heart of the town, the Lakes and Ocean Beach. These three places are enclosed in the middle of the largest forest in Europe, the Landes forest of Gascogne (1.2 million ha of maritime pines).

It is located less than an hour from Bordeaux, capital of the Aquitaine Region, just minutes from the national 10 and 1h30 from Spain.


  • The Museum of Seaplane, near Lake Latécoère (Lake Parentis-Biscarrosse), former base for seaplanes hydronavale transatlantic. The whole history of the seaplane explained by models, photographs and spare parts you is recounted in this museum.
  • The Museum of Traditions and the History of Biscarrosse. A museum which offers a panorama of traditional heritage Landais and more specifically that of the Pays de Born, and offers visitors a boat ride to discover the marshes ... At the heart of the history of Biscarrosse, you know as well the formation of dunes, lakes, operation of the resin and all its activities and rural crafts.
  • The fortified church of St. Martin of the 14th and 15th century, built in "garluche" typical stone country Landais.
  • Castle Montbron 16th century: four circular corner towers, mullioned windows, chimneys Louis XIII. It housed a garrison of the Black Prince, during the occupation of Aquitaine by the British.
  • The old elm. Old tree over 600 years which saw, according to legend, his crown of white mysteriously grow every year in May.
  • Interests and activities:
  • Horseback riding in the Landes forest of Gascogne
  • Adventure Park: 105 games available to everyone from 8 years old and 1.50 m arms raised, games for toddlers from 3 to 8 years, bungee jumping ... thrills!
  • Surfing: the Atlantic Ocean bordering on Biscarrosse 9 km
  • Karting
  • Golf
  • First flight in a microlight
  • ATV
  • Walks: whether hiking, mountain biking, quad, boat or boat, the local flora and fauna can be explored freely.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Biscarrosse
Leisure centresBeach Maguide,   Beach nord,   Beach sud,   Casino of the Océan,   Central Beach of Biscarrosse,   Golf Course of Biscarrosse,   Museum of L'Hydraviation
Natural sitesForest of Biscarrosse,   Pond of Biscarrosse et Parentis


Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Horse ride in the forest and on the beachNature and the outdoorsFrom 50 € to 840 €Mimizan (24 km)
Guided cruise of Arcachon BayNature and the outdoorsFrom 249 € to 646 €Arcachon (29 km)
Boat trip in the Arcachon BasinNature and the outdoorsFrom 250 € to 600 €Arcachon (29 km)
Taxi boat tour of Arcachon BayNature and the outdoorsFrom 250 € to 600 €Arcachon (29 km)

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Aerial view of the lake Maguide Biscarrosse NorthAerial view of the lake Maguide Biscarrosse North
Aerial view of the beach BiscarrosseAerial view of the beach Biscarrosse



One of the most extensive stretches of water in the Landes!
One of the most extensive lakes in France!
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Sunday 1 February
Min. 4°C - Max. 6°C
Monday 2 February
Min. 3°C - Max. 6°C
Tuesday 3 February
Min. 0°C - Max. 5°C


Pavillon with 2 bedroomsCapagut    
Madeleine you will receive in his chalet Biscarrosse. Vous can enjoy the garden terrace facing south, you will be quiet because the hotel is 70 m from the street CAPAGUT.You will be...
Located in BiscarrosseFrom 60 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLes Eaux qui Rient     NEW
When we visited this old hotel, we immediately fell in love. Quickly we decided to create a bed & breakfast in order to share this ideal site. Imagine comfortable bedrooms with direct...
Located 12.3 km from BiscarrosseFrom 60 € to 120 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLou Pitarray    
Mansion on barnyard shady oaks at the edge of forest and piscine. Calme insured. Two rooms with special bathroom.
Located 24 km from BiscarrosseFrom 60 € to 69 € the double room 

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Mobile-Home for 4 personsLocation camping 3 etoiles landes piscin
Camping 3 stars by the lake and beach of Biscarrosse with heated pool and jacuzzi offering chalet, bungalow, mobile home fully equipped with sanitary, 1 or 2 or 3 bedrooms (extra charge),...
Located 7.6 km from BiscarrosseFrom 301 € to 721 € per week 
Mobile-Home for 8 personsMobil Home 6/8 pers - 'La Réserve' - 4*  
Description Tourism: The campsite is fully offset from the village, quiet, located on the banks of the Landes forest and Lake Biscarosse. Peace and quiet assured in green. The campground...
Located 9.2 km from BiscarrosseFrom 400 € to 1150 € per week 
Apartment for 5 personsRégion des grands Lacs  
On the ground floor, 3 Bedrooms furnished with separate entrance, facing south, parking on the property, two bedrooms (one of 13 m ² with a bed two people and another of 15 m ² with...
Located 9.5 km from BiscarrosseFrom 250 € to 520 € per week 

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650 places over 100 haCamping Mayotte Vacances     SPECIAL OFFER
Camping Mayotte Vacances in 5 * (see site), Lake of Biscarrosse, with a private beach, water sports, a port to dock his boat, a spa, water park with 4 outdoor pools, 1 paddling pool...
Located in Biscarrosse 
90 places over 1,2 haCamping du lac    
La Teste-de-Buch
Backed by the forest, bordered by the bike path connecting Lake Cazaux in La Teste-center, 300 m from the lake and its beach lifeguard and 12 km from the ocean beaches, camping du Lac...
Located 15.1 km from BiscarrosseFrom 13.40 € to 19.20 € per day 
179 places over 4 haCamping Landes Bleues    
In the campsite you can enjoy the swimming pool with splash pool, waterslide 2012 novel, the play area for children, ping-pong, inflatable, boules and bar restaurant. This quiet family...
Located 19.9 km from BiscarrosseFrom 16 € to 19 € per day 

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Le Grand Hotel de la Plage - Hotel in BiscarrosseLe Grand Hotel de la Plage     
Located on the edge of the ocean and providing a direct access to the beach, Le Grand Hotel de la Plage is an elegant, modern-style hotel with a brasserie-style restaurant, a bar and...
Located in BiscarrosseRoom from 97 €
Hotel Atlantide - Hotel in BiscarrosseHotel Atlantide     
Hotel Atlantide is situated in Biscarrosse town centre, just 8 km from the ocean and a 25-minute drive from Arcachon. It offers soundproofed accommodation with lift access and free...
Located in BiscarrosseRoom from 40 €
Pierre & Vacances Le Domaine de Gascogne - Hotel in BiscarrossePierre & Vacances Le Domaine de Gascogne    
The 4 small buildings at Pierre & Vacances Le Domaine de Gascogne are pleasantly laid out around a golf course. It has typical features of the Basque country, with half timbering and...
Located in Biscarrosse

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Le Grand Hotel de la Plage
Located on the edge of the ocean and providing a direct access to the beach, Le Grand Hotel de la Plage is an elegant, modern-style hotel with a brasserie-style...
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