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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.

Geographical information

Latitude44.0142520 (N 44° 0’ 51”)
Longitude-0.9283990 (W 0° 55’ 42”)
AltitudeFrom 58m to 94m
Surface area26.68 km²
Population314 inhabitants
Density11 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMont-de-Marsan (42 km, 44 min)
Insee code40107
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Morcenais

Nearest cities & towns

Morcenx3.2 km (8 min)
Sindères4.9 km (11 min)
Arjuzanx8.1 km (11 min)
Rion-des-Landes11.5 km (15 min)
Arengosse13.7 km (17 min)
Villenave14.8 km (21 min)
Onesse-Laharie15.9 km (17 min)
Beylongue19.1 km (22 min)
Boos19.3 km (22 min)
Ygos-Saint-Saturnin19.5 km (21 min)
Lesgor21 km (26 min)
Ousse-Suzan22 km (27 min)
Lesperon23 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

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.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse ride in the forest and on the beach
Nature and the great outdoors50 € to 840 € Mimizan (31 km)
Tubing on Lake Parentis
Sports sensations12 € Parentis-en-Born (40 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Gastes - Mimizan-Plage
Cycling itineraryEasy2h45Gastes (40 km)
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2h30Orx (58 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals