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Sanguinet - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Landes

20 km south of Arcachon Bay, 10 km from the sea (straight) Sanguinet is a village that is experiencing significant population growth since 1998 (more than 1,000 new residents in less than 10 years). The preservation of an exceptional natural environment is no stranger to this trend. The lake provides, in its eastern part, a variety of colors that make his magic. 5800 hectares of space to navigate sailing, motor or rowing.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude44.4836150 (N 44° 29’ 1”)
Longitude-1.0759890 (W 1° 4’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 20m to 45m
Surface area81.43 km²
Population3569 inhabitants
Density43 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMont-de-Marsan (95 km, 1h34)
Insee code40287
IntercommunalityCC des Grands Lacs
TerritoryAquitaine, Gascony

Nearest cities & towns

Biscarrosse12.9 km (16 min)
Parentis-en-Born15 km (12 min)
Lugos18.2 km (15 min)
Mios18.5 km (17 min)
Ychoux20 km (17 min)
Salles20 km (18 min)
La Teste-de-Buch21 km (22 min)
Gujan-Mestras22 km (23 min)
Gastes23 km (21 min)
Biganos24 km (24 min)
Le Teich26 km (23 min)
Belin-Béliet26 km (21 min)
Arcachon27 km (29 min)
Liposthey27 km (23 min)
Pontenx-les-Forges29 km (26 min)

Things to see and do

Archaeological Site : 3000 years of history are written in the remains discovered by divers.

The local archaeological museum reflects a history dating back to the early Iron Age.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Jazz Festival Sanguinet: late July.


Lake Sanguinet
Lake Sanguinet
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Forest roads : walks and hikes
Forest roads : walks and hikes
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The city hall in the village
The city hall in the village
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The lake and its numerous small beaches
The lake and its numerous small beaches
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Lake view
Lake view
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A seaside area restful
A seaside area restful
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Swans on Lake Sanguinet
Swans on Lake Sanguinet
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footbridge Gourgue
footbridge Gourgue
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Sanguinet Jazz in late July
Sanguinet Jazz in late July
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Thursday 21 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 23°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 14°C - Max. 19°C
Saturday 23 september
Min. 13°C - Max. 26°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Nearby, the Dune du Pyla and its magnificent view, over 100 m altitude on the passes of the Arcachon Basin, the Cap Ferret and the ocean.

Walking and cycling: the forest trails are not lacking here, and it is safe that you can walk for miles through the pines and ferns in the generous flavors of softwood seaside

Nearby, the Arcachon basin and ports oyster Gujan-Mestras, La Teste ...

Various amusement parks for children and adults as Adventure Park Biscarrosse-Plage, animal park of the Beetle, and Kid Park Aqualand in Gujan-Mestras; zoo of Arcachon La Teste de Buch ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Microlight flight and aerial photography
Sports sensations80 € La Teste-de-Buch (13.5 km)
Maiden helicopter flight over the Bay of Arcachon
Entertainment99 € to 159 € La Teste-de-Buch (13.5 km)
High-wire acrobatic trails
Sports sensations12 € to 20 € Gujan-Mestras (16.9 km)
Jet skiing in the Bay of Arcachon
Sports sensations70 € to 210 € Arcachon (20 km)
Sightseeing boat trip in the Bay of Arcachon
Nature and the great outdoors60 € to 650 € Arcachon (22 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chêneraie Park
HikeEasy2h00Gujan-Mestras (16.9 km)
Gastes - Mimizan-Plage
Cycling itineraryEasy2h45Gastes (17.7 km)


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