Set against the forest of maritime pine trees and cork oaks, discover Labenne beach. Three kilometres of fine sand facing the Atlantic Ocean. The main beach offers a lifeguard service from mid-June to mid-September. For a family outing, follow the cycle path along Avenue de l’Océan to the esplanade overlooking the ocean. Be sure to take advantage of this key gathering place in Labenne-Océan: spend time with the children at the play area, enjoy a drink on a terrace, admire the sunset over the ocean, or listen to a concert during the Plages Musicales. Also be sure to try the two walks laid out on the dune with a stunning view over the dunes and Capbreton port to the north and the bay of the Basque Coast and the Pyrenees nearby to the south.
Follow the discovery circuit on your own or with a nature guide and learn more about the amazing history of the Orx Marsh. For a better view of the marsh, gain some height by spending time in the observation towers. Watch, share and discover the hundreds of inhabitants that live in this wetland. Young visitors will love it!
Immerse yourself in the world of a family zoo for an exotic journey through the five continents. Zebra, lemurs, wallabies, parrots, Canadian wolves. Many animals are born at the park every year and you may even be lucky enough to meet some of the Zoo’s babies. A miniature farm is also available for all the family. A day of tenderness on the programme.
History lovers will enjoy visiting the Chapel of Saint Theresa inaugurated in 1932 by the Mayor of Labenne, Jules Bouville. In a classical architectural style, the chapel features a sanctuary and a single nave. The chapel’s interior is decorated with a way of the cross painted by a student from the School of Fine Arts. A true gem not to be missed!
Itinerary: Labenne Océan – Labenne centre 6 mins – 4km via the D126