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Tarnos - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Landes

City of fourth Landes and important industrial port, Tarnos is located in the extreme southwestern Landes, at the mouth of the Adour and the gates of the Basque Country. The city marked by the influence of the ocean is the source of the 106 km of sandy beaches that characterize the Landes coast.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.5408000 (N 43° 32’ 27”)
Longitude-1.4610380 (W 1° 27’ 40”)
Surface area26.26 km²
Population12700 inhabitants
Density483 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMont-de-Marsan (99 km, 1h12)
Insee code40312
IntercommunalityCC du Seignanx

Nearest cities & towns

Ondres2.6 km (3 min)
Boucau3.3 km (6 min)
Bayonne6.2 km (11 min)
Labenne7 km (9 min)
Saint-Pierre-d'Irube8.1 km (15 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Seignanx8.2 km (11 min)
Anglet10.4 km (18 min)
Orx11.9 km (17 min)
Saint-André-de-Seignanx12.5 km (16 min)
Capbreton12.7 km (17 min)
Bénesse-Maremne13.3 km (15 min)
Biarritz13.5 km (22 min)
Soorts-Hossegor15 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

Tarnos has a magnificent natural heritage: beach, Landes forest, lake, Barthes ... Ideal for relaxation and sport in family walks (marked trails and bike paths), surfing, tennis ...

In addition to the 2 beaches were monitored, we find all the amenities inherent in a city of more than 10 000 inhabitants: movies, shopping, tennis, skate park, Jorkyball, amusement park inside ...

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Local Festivals: Late May

Numerous activities in summer with superb Ocean Festival (Music, 3rd weekend in July) or the Feast of Pines ...


Range Tarnos
Range Tarnos
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Track cycling Tarnos
Track cycling Tarnos
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Friday 9 october
Min. 4°C - Max. 16°C
Saturday 10 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 20°C
Sunday 11 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 22°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Tarnos is part of the Community of Municipalities of Seignanx, an entity composed of 8 municipalities Landes, only a river separates the Basque Country. Its location is ideal for exploring these 2 departments with Bayonne, Biarritz, Hossegor, Capbreton, the Land of Orthe ... less than 20 km.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hawaiian canoe ride in the Basque country
Sports sensations30 € Bayonne (5.7 km)
French and surfing lessons
Culture and education820 € Anglet (8 km)
Rally driving on a circuit
Sports sensations15 € to 150 € Villefranque (8.1 km)
Relaxation and reflexology massage
Well-being30 € to 75 € Biarritz (10.2 km)
Surfing lessons on Estagnots beach
Sports sensations35 € to 169 € Seignosse (16.4 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2h30Orx (9.9 km)
La Bidouze educational trail
HikeEasy3h00Guiche (21 km)
Tour of Occostey with a donkey
HikeEasy3h00Irouléguy (42 km)
Natural Reserve of the Courant d'Huchet
HikeEasy3h00Vielle-Saint-Girons (48 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals