From its walk which goes along the ocean, Capbreton offers a pleasant view all year round.
Marina and sea resort be considered, Capbreton is the ideal place to spend a summer day.
Placed unless 30 minutes of the Landes Océanes campsite of Léon, Capbreton, very active fishing port of the region where we can buy some fish directly upon the arrival of boats, faces Hossegor, in the region of Landes and opens on the Atlantic Ocean.
Until XVIth century, Capbreton knows its peak and the business is prospering in particular thanks to the export towards the Netherlands, Spain and Portugal there, of its famous ” Wine of sands “, resulting from vineyards crashed on dunes following Adour.
Some constructions and important monuments of the municipality were built over the centuries following ones and are always visible nowadays:
– The Landing stage, built during the Second Empire to extend the entrance of the port and to guide ships and is nowadays the symbol of the city.
– The church St Nicholas’ and its bell tower, formerly serving as lighthouses for the sailors who returned in the port.
– The house of Rey where Henri IV slept during his passage to Capbreton in 1583, with its half-timbered facade.
– The chapel Saint Thérèse of the beach.