Head for the southern coast of Landes this summer! Between lakes and ocean, by bike or on foot... Explore unspoilt sites such as the Etang Noir nature reserve in Seignosse, as well as towns where it’s all happening, like Hossegor, the surfing capital! Don’t forget to visit Capbreton and its fishing port either...
Not far from Capbreton, stay at Le Vieux Port 5-star campsite in Messanges! Our campsite by the ocean with an XXL water park is the ideal holiday destination for making unforgettable memories. Enjoy time on the beach with direct access from the campsite, so you won’t even need the car! Not forgetting the themed water park with 7 pools, including an indoor pool and a pool with a wave machine and waterslides!
During your holiday at Le Vieux Port 5-star campsite, you can go exploring the Landes coastline and discover a host of local traditions. Bicycle rentals are available right on the campsite! So get pedalling and follow the signs on the Vélodysée cycle path which you’ll find just outside the campsite gate. You can even cycle all the way to Capbreton!
Day trip to Capbreton
When you arrive in Capbreton, why not visit the fishing port to admire the boats and enjoy the inevitable trip to the fish market, opposite the harbour master’s office? If you’re an adrenalin addict, there are plenty of activities for you to enjoy at Capbreton port: jet-skiing, tubing, boat trips on the sea, meeting the dolphins, etc.
When you’ve finished visiting the port, head for the breakwater of Capbreton! This long wooden pier guides the fishing boats returning to port. At its far end, you can take some spectacular photos of the panoramic view stretching across Capbreton and Hossegor. At the end of the day, head for the beach! Capbreton has many beaches, each with its own particularities. From Notre-Dame beach to Les Océanides, the town of Capbreton offers 5.6 km of fine sand where sun-worshippers and surfers find just what they need!
Did you know? Facts about Capbreton
At Le Vieux Port 5-star campsite, you can spend whole evenings impressing your family and friends with a few anecdotes about the town of Capbreton!
The breakwater of Capbreton was built by Napolean III in 1858. The lighthouse dates from 1948.
The Gouf de Capbreton is an underwater canyon that could compete with the Grand Canyon in Colorado!
As future King of Navarre, Henry IV was received in 1583 by the Lord of Ponteils at the “Maison du Rey” which can be found on Capbreton’s pedestrian street.
Capbreton port is the only port in Landes!
Capbreton is twinned with the town of Nazaré in Portugal.
In Capbreton you'll find a wine known as “Vin de Sable”, or “Sand Wine”. It comes from a 5-hectare estate where the vines are planted in the dunes, just 800 metres from the ocean.