Camping in Capbreton
On the programme for your vacation at sud landes campsite near Bayonne You’ll have plenty of time for sporting activities such as cycling, sailing and surfing, as well as relaxing outings to the sea or fine sandy beaches. But that’s not all!
Located fifteen minutes from the campsite Lou P’tit Poun ****, between Saint-Martin-de-Seignanx and Hossegor, Capbreton is different from the other seaside resorts of the Landes coast by the presence of its port, the only one in the department. This former busy fishing port is now a famous seaside resort, located on the Atlantic Ocean.
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Visits and activities in Capbreton
During a visit to Capbreton, it is impossible not to succumb to the desire to walk along the emblematic Estacade, 189 meters long. Built by Napoleon III, the Estacade symbolizes the revival of the port after the centuries of decline that followed the detour of the Adour.
The beaches of Capbreton
For a beach outing, vacationers can count on the 7 beaches, some of which are particularly popular with experienced surfers. Among them are the beaches of La Gravière, La Savane (also known as the surf spot of Santocha) and Les Océanides adapted to experienced surfers. While the novices will be able to join the beaches of Notre-Dame, the Central or the Prevent.
The markets of Capbreton
Visiting Capbreton, it is also the possibility of discovering its numerous markets present during the summer season:
- Fish market : every day of the year
- Night market in July and August: Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings
- Night market at the estacade: crafts on Thursday evening
- Food market: every Saturday throughout the year and on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer
The heritage of Capbreton
Little known for its architectural heritage, Capbreton has nevertheless some vestiges of its medieval past. During a stroll in the city center, let yourself be surprised by the Maison du Rey, which once welcomed the famous king of Navarre, Henri IV. Visitors can then continue their walk to the Grand’rue to discover two other medieval houses with corbels and half-timbering, one of which houses the House of Heritage and exposes the past of Capbretonnais. Something for history lovers to enjoy!