Garrosse

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

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TownGarrosseMorcenx at 2.6 km
Insee code40107Sindères at 4.8 km
Postcode40110Arjuzanx at 5.9 km
Latitude44.0142520Rion-des-Landes at 9 km
Longitude-0.9283990Villenave at 10.9 km
AltitudeFrom 58 to 94 metersArengosse at 11 km
Surface26.68 km²Onesse-et-Laharie at 12.5 km
Population316 inhabitantsBeylongue at 12.9 km
Density11 inhabitants/km²Lesperon at 14.1 km
Chief townMont-de-Marsan (at 42 km, 44 min)Solférino at 14.6 km
DepartmentLandesBoos at 14.6 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Charming town of Canton Morcenx, Garrosse sounding Iberian offers its best assets: calm and voluptuousness.

Take finally a contest rampeau (bowling traditional) arranged by season by the local association.

The suffix bones, Aquitaine, has here a meaning rental (location), and is contiguous to a Latin anthroponym Garus. We know that the Roman road known as Antoninus, the 3rd century AD, connecting Bordeaux to Spain passed nearby, the city-stage Coaequosa being located there. The church "Sanctus Martinus de Garrosse" appear on the map of churches in the diocese of Dax, in the 12th century (Liber Rubeus). The first document mentioning the town dates from 1274. "On March 7, Douce Dame The Fates, daughter of Sir John Parque sells at Duke King Edward of England, the" lump of Garrosse ", located at a place called the" castet "in a site of confluence for 4 pounds sterling and 10 March. Garrosse was at that time the seat of a small estate.

On Mouréou, formerly known as Bez black, was installed a mill which appears in deeds in 1738.


SIGHTSEEING

His barnyard and shady place and welcome you for a moment of relaxation in the summer. Discover the laundry and the fountain of Our Lady of Sorrows, whose sulphurous waters relieve rheumatism and quench their thirst at the most hot. The landscape is predominantly agricultural and forestry.

Visit a SNAIL FARMING (snails): explanation, tasting, but also entertainment at night during the summer.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Arengosse Château de Castillon style Louis XIII, one of the most famous of the Landes by his nobility, surrounded by a huge park and its French garden.
  • Arjuzanx: under the British occupation, Arjuzanx became the capital of the Barony of Brassenx where King Éouard 3rd in 1338 published his fors and customs of Brassenx. National Reserve, supervised swimming, guided tours.
  • Morcenx: the arenas of wood in 1930, his booth 1948, its architecture, inter-library ...
  • Lesperon: just minutes from beaches, offers an environment of calm and, with sports facilities.
  • Onesse-and-Laharie: located on a path of Saint Jacques de Compostela, 20 km of beaches in the heart of the forest.
  • Suzan-Ousse:
  • In Ousse: 18th church towers abutting 13th, 2 fountains spent.
  • To Suzan: Chapel of St. John the Baptist (eleventh-twelfth centuries) magnificent murals of the 16th century.
  • Sindères: the miraculous fountain "Houn Magdeleune of" stone Sindères: Crucifixion on one side and the other St. Michael slaying the dragon.
  • Ygos-Saint-Saturnin: the ruins of the English castle, the fountain "Houn St. Cla" which were found 7 bronze axes exposed today in Saint-Germain-en-Laye - Wood Industry.
  • The Country Morcenais: As part of the Pays des Landes de Gascogne, Country Morcenais offers tours of discovery through its 9 municipalities, rides, activities and sites to visit:
  • Circuit educational sources "Travel over the sources" of the 9 municipalities of the canton (to drive).
  • Two circuits cyclo tourist theme of 105 km each: the washing and heritage.
  • Several cycling routes from 15 to 40 km in the Country Morcenais.
  • Chapel Suzan original Romanesque 13th century.
  • Arjuzanx Romanesque church whose vault of the apse dates from the 12th century.
  • 14th-century church and bell tower classified Lesperon.
  • Gothic church and turret staircase hexagonal screw 15th century-and-Onesse Laharie.
  • Ygos Chapel of St. Saturnin.
  • Church Sindères and Bretêche relic of late 12th century.
  • Chateau de Castillon 17th century Arengosse (private property). Castle Ages 1863 Morcenx-burg (private).
  • Reserve National Hunting and Wildlife in Arjuzanx (+33 5.58.08.11.52). Guided tours, hikes supervised by guides to the National Hunting Reserve and Wildlife.
  • Marked hiking trails.
  • Walking in forests.
  • Walks around the lake Arjuzanx.
  • Hiking framed every Thursday morning "Jeudis Rando" during the summer.
  • Horseback Riding around Lake Arjuzanx (summer) and Ygos-Saint-Saturnin (the rest of the year).
  • "Feet on Earth," walk in a preserved area, the source of the river through the forest-and-Onesse Laharie.
  • Wonderful War Memorial by sculptor Henri Charlier in Onesse-and-Laharie.
  • Arena Morcenx wood dating from 1930.
  • Vestige of Breteche (priory) in Sindères.
  • The area of the Chapel, north of Ygos-Saint-Saturnin.

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WEATHER

Thursday 23 October
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Min. 6°C - Max. 15°C
Friday 24 October
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Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
Saturday 25 October
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Min. 18°C - Max. 19°C

BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 6 bedroomsLes arbousiers    
8.4
Sabres
This small part nested in the heart of the forest, in the Regional Park of Landes was fitted out in the secret hope to make you your serenity in the peace of the nature. In the floor...
Located 16.3 km from GarrosseFrom 65 € to 75 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLacabe    
9
Tartas
In a green and 3 air-conditioned rooms with pool and individually decorated, and breakfast included. There is also a pond on site for fishermen and can take walks around the house.
Located 23 km from Garrosse60 € the double room 
Manor house with 4 bedroomsLecottage    
9.2
Commensacq
In a charming house situated on a 8000m² park with pond and swimming pool eccueil comfort and calm atmosphere.
Located 24 km from GarrosseFrom 70 € to 75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 2 personsLa Bergerie du Grand Bacayron  
9.2
Arjuzanx
The vacation home « Bergerie du Grand Bacayron » is situated in a forest clearing about 2,6 km from the village and the lake of Arjuzanx. It suits very comfortably for a couple with...
Located 8.2 km from Garrosse380 € per week 
House for 10 personsGìte du château de Bétan  
8
Beylongue
The holiday cottage of Château Betan is situated in one of the biggest pine woods in Europe in the French region of Les Landes. It lies besides the Bétan château surrounded with more...
Located 12.9 km from GarrosseFrom 550 € to 1300 € per week 
House for 6 personsPropriété de caractère - Piscine balnéo   NEW
Villenave
The old barn and outbuildings restored in Landais style, will welcome you in a country setting with charm and authenticity. The hydrotherapy pool will bring you the little extra for...
Located 13.1 km from GarrosseFrom 400 € to 1290 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
25 places over 1,5 haCamping les cigales' aire naturelle'   
9.6
Saint-Julien-en-Born
Natural camping area with 3 ears 'Gites de France. Located 9 km from the ocean, in the heart of the Landes forest. His calm and comfort will ensure you a successful holiday. This camp...
Located 26 km from Garrosse14.60 € per day 
90 places over 5 haCamping landes oceanes    
8.8
Saint-Michel-Escalus
4 stars campsite near the forest 5 minutes 'from the lake and 10 minutes' from the ocean. The quiet camping 5 minutes' from the lively seaside A campsite on the theme of wood for perfect...
Located 30 km from Garrosse 

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HOTELS

Hotel Bellevue - Hotel in GarrosseHotel Bellevue  
Morcenx
Hotel Bellevue is a small family-run located in Morcenx. Free WiFi access is available and guests can enjoy a bar, a shared lounge, a terrace and a garden with picnic area. Each room...
Located 2.9 km from GarrosseRoom from 65 €
Hôtel Les Escalandes - Hotel in GarrosseHôtel Les Escalandes     
7.8
Lesperon
Set in the heart of Landes Forest, Hôtel Les Escalandes is located in Lesperon. It is just 17 km from Cap de l´Homy beach and offers a bar and terrace. The individually decorated rooms...
Located 14.1 km from GarrosseRoom from 50 €
Les Genets du Vignac - Hotel in GarrosseLes Genets du Vignac    
7.6
Lévignacq
Set in the centre of Lévignacq, this 2-star hotel is just 15 km from the Atlantic Coast. You can relax in the on-site bar, browse the free Wi-Fi or walk along the village’s stream....
Located 19 km from GarrosseRoom from 46 €

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Hôtel du Lac
Situated in a peaceful location at the edge of a lake, this hotel presents unique architecture and is located a 2-minute drive from Saint-Paul-Les-Dax....
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Hôtel du Lac
Situated in a peaceful location at the edge of a lake, this hotel presents unique architecture and is located a 2-minute...
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