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Seignosse - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Landes

Bourg des Landes, Seignosse is located in the region of New-Aquitaine, between the forest of Landes and Maremne. It has access to the Atlantic Ocean through its listed seaside resort, Seignosse Ocean. Well-known surf spot, the town is not far from Hossegor, another popular destination in the region.

Village of Landes, with a traditional architecture, Seignosse enjoys a calm appreciable throughout the year. Its seaside resort offers a significant tourist attraction from the beginning of the summer, revealing a family animation and warm.

In addition to its dream beaches, Seignosse reveals an interesting architectural heritage, as well as a strong attachment to the traditions that are found especially through the gastronomy Landes served in plenty in the commune.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude43.6926940 (N 43° 41’ 34”)
Longitude-1.3849080 (W 1° 23’ 6”)
Surface area35.09 km²
Population3543 inhabitants
Density100 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMont-de-Marsan (82 km, 1h12)
Insee code40296
IntercommunalityCC Maremne Adour Côte Sud
TerritoryAquitaine, Gascony

Nearest cities & towns

Saubion4.4 km (9 min)
Tosse4.8 km (8 min)
Angresse6.6 km (13 min)
Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse8.9 km (13 min)
Soorts-Hossegor9.3 km (17 min)
Bénesse-Maremne9.4 km (16 min)
Capbreton9.9 km (15 min)
Soustons10.9 km (16 min)
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains14.1 km (16 min)
Saint-Geours-de-Maremne15.1 km (21 min)
Saubrigues15.1 km (21 min)
Labenne15.5 km (23 min)
Josse16.2 km (22 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Marsacq16.4 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

The seaside resort of Seignosse-Ocean is surely the main tourist attraction of this Landes commune. Classified, it takes place about five kilometers from Seignosse, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Built in the 1970s, it offers four beaches stretching for about six kilometers, the beach of Bourdaines, that of the Casernes, that of the Estagnots, and that of the Penon, former name of the station. The site also houses the largest water park in all Landes, Atlantic Park. There are over 2,800 square meters of multitrack slides, whirlpools, a spa, kamikaze slides, a counter-current river, beach volleyball courts and inflatable structures for children.

In the village, you will appreciate the architecture of the Saint-André church built in the thirteenth century. Partially destroyed at the time of the Terror, the building reveals a beautiful stone bell tower of Angoulême Gothic style. In the seaside resort, the church of Sainte-Thérèse du Penon deserves to be visited.

Commune sportive, Seignosse allows the practice of hiking, mountain biking, surfing or even kitesurfing. A beautiful golf course is also present on the territory of the locality, offering a breathtaking view of the ocean.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

A seasonal market is held from June to September, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The weekly market takes place on Wednesday mornings.

During the month of August, the celebrations of Seignosse take place in the borough including a funfair and attractions, as well as the traditional evening mousse.

Between September and October, the Newave Festival is an event revolving around slips, with concerts, a hippie market, surfing demonstrations, animations...


Seignosse the Penon beach
Seignosse the Penon beach
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Forest Road Seignosse the Penon
Forest Road Seignosse the Penon
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Forest Road Seignosse the Penon spring
Forest Road Seignosse the Penon spring
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Saturday 23 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 25°C
Sunday 24 september
Min. 15°C - Max. 26°C
Monday 25 september
Min. 16°C - Max. 21°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Surfing lessons on Estagnots beach
Sports sensations35 € to 169 € Seignosse
Stand up paddle on Lake Soustons
Sports sensations20 € to 25 € Soustons (7.4 km)
Quad bike tour for children and teens
Sports sensationsFreeCapbreton (7.6 km)
Surfing lessons on the Landes coast
Sports sensations25 € Moliets-et-Maa (17.8 km)
Jet ski hire
Sports sensations70 € to 200 € Anglet (21 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2h30Orx (10 km)
La Bidouze educational trail
HikeEasy3h00Guiche (25 km)
Tour of Occostey with a donkey
HikeEasy3h00Irouléguy (57 km)


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