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An ideal anchoring point between pond and ocean to discover the wonders of the Landes region and the Pays Basque
Choosing for a holiday at Camping La Comtesse in Bélus is a bit like deciding not to give up anything and have everything close at hand … The Atlantic Ocean and its fine sandy beaches in Hossegor / Capbreton, the countryside and its rustic natural atmosphere, the Landes heritage and its gastronomy, without forgetting the traditions of the Pays Basque.
Different atmospheres, festive on the ocean side and more authentic and natural inland, which offer you the opportunity to explore freely according to your desires and mood of the moment!
Find out what to do around La Comtesse campsite in Bélus
Bélus: here you are!
City – Here you are!
Bélus is the highest point of the Pays d’Orthe and Arrigans (127m). Sit down on the Basque pelota pediment, next to the Town Hall, to admire a sunset over the Pyrenees, the Chalosse and the Landes forest. The vines represent the main agricultural activity of the village. A stone’s throw from the campsite, the Tradition Landaise store opens its doors to you to taste the pleasures of Landes gastronomy: foie gras and duck confits. Discover the bicycle path provided by Camping La Comtesse to take you there.
The thermal cures of Dax
City – 16 km
On the front line of the region’s thermal baths, your campsite near Dax in the Landes takes you on a discovery of the most beautiful thermal spas. The thermal baths of Dax, modernized by the architect Jean Nouvel, are a true haven of peace and relaxation. Heavy legs, rheumatism, phlebitis or just want a massage, sauna, hammam, relax and bubble at the Dax thermal baths, 15km from the Comtesse campsite in Bélus.
City – 16 km
Each year, in mid-August, the city of Dax organizes its fair. Famous throughout Aquitaine, a large gathering with novilladas, bullfights, refreshments and bandas delight young and old. For five days and five nights, hundreds of thousands of visitors, dressed in red and white, gather in the streets of the city to sing and dance to the sound of the bandas. Your La Comtesse campsite serves as an ideal landmark for a holiday as close as possible to the Dax festivals.
City – 74 km
While camping in the South-West, don’t miss Saint-Sever. The golden age of the city is in the 11th and 12th centuries, when the abbey church was rebuilt, the previous Benedictine monastery was ruined by the invasions in the 9th and 10th. One of the oldest bullfighting towns in France, Saint-Sever can be visited today for its architectural riches and the breeding of its famous Label Rouge chickens. The Abbey and the Church of Saint-Sever are classified as a Historic Monument and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Saint Jacques de Compostela routes.
La Bastide de Montfort-en-chalosse
City – 34 km
In the Landes countryside, your campsite La Comtesse in Bélus takes you to Monfort-en-Chalosse. Magnificent little village which dominates with its bastide, a radiant view of the Chalosse and its rolling hills on the horizon, good restaurants and a museum which recreates daily and domestic life in the 19th century, are well worth a detour.
Sorde the abbey: a reputation in Aquitaine
Ville – 14 km
Camping in the south of the Landes and 15 minutes from La Comtesse campsite in Bélus, the village of Sorde-L’abbaye has an exceptionally rich heritage in Aquitaine. Bordered by the Gave d’Oloron, the Benedictine abbey stands in a sublime protected natural setting.
A very nice canoë kayak trip is possible from this village to visit the famous Little Amazon.
City – 9 km
Famous for its traditional market since 1358, the town of Peyrehorade is the town close to Camping La Comtesse in Bélus for all daily amenities (supermarket, gas station). The town of Peyrehorade is bordered by the united Gaves, which makes it a pleasant natural place to walk or cycle.
The thermal cures of Saubusse
Town – 9 km
Press pause while you are camping in Saubusse.
Saubusse thermal is a thermal cure approved in rheumatology and phlebology. In addition to medical care, she welcomes you for a stay in shape with her famous Landes massages or Californian massages. Do not wait any longer to relax!
City – 72 km
The town of Saint-Jean-Pied-De-Port is a medieval city at the foot of the Atlantic Pyrenees.
The citadel remodeled by Vauban dominates the historic city, a must-see in the Basque Country with its market, shops and restaurants.
The Porte Saint Jacques, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is one of the fortified gates of the city used by the many pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela.
Go down the rue de la Citadelle, lined with houses several hundred years old to reach the Church of Notre Dame du Bout du Pont. On holiday at a campsite near the Pays Basque, Saint-Jean-Pied-De-Port offers you a stopover rich in history.
City – 8 km
Get on one of our rental bikes and visit the small village of Orthevielle, at the crossroads of the Landes and the Pays Basque. Walk along the Gaves Réunis and stop for a picnic at the edge of the sublime washhouse in the village. End your hike at the Lait Gourmand farm to buy some dairy products and taste them in your comfortable mobile home at Camping La Comtesse, 3 stars.
Guiche water park
City – 21 km
Around a natural lake, the Pop base in Guiche will delight the whole family. Zip lines, catapults, slides, ventriglisses, paddles … fill up on sensations and unforgettable memories. A space for young children has recently been opened. After a hectic day, return to your roots in a tent or in a mobil-home at La Comtesse campsite, near Guiche.
City – 14 km
Bastide founded in 1289 by John de Hastings, former Roman oppidum, built to defend the port of Bayonne, fortified gate of the 14th century, very pretty houses, and not far from there, the superb Abbey of Arthous, founded in 1167 by the Premonstratensians of la Case-Dieu, listed as a Historic Monument. Make the most of your holiday at La Comtesse campsite, ideally located in the southwest to soak up the richness of the Landes heritage.
City – 12 km
At the foot of the Pont de La Marquèze, try your hand at various water activities on the Adour: electric boat, canoe, kayak or electric bike. To finish on a “wet” note, enjoy the joys of swimming in the aquatic area of the La Comtesse campsite in Bélus and race on the 3-water slide track.
Saint Vincent de Tyrosse Feria
City – 18 km
In the Landes, the festivals of Saint Vincent de Tyrosse are a must, in mid-July. Take advantage of your camping trip in the southwest to discover this traditional festival where parades, games and bullfighting prowess are in the spotlight!
Do you want more ? Keep the party going at Camping La Comtesse, 3 stars, with its various activities to please everyone!
City – 26 km
Stop off on the Atlantic coast and enjoy the sublime Landes beaches. Known as one of the world’s competitive surfing capitals, Hossegor shares its privileged living environment with you. But Hossegor is not just the beach and the surf. It has, in its unique marine lake, an oyster farm that will make your taste buds wobble. Lightly iodized oysters with a nutty taste make the reputation of the lake.
After the ocean and Lake Hossegor, taste the charm of
the pond at La Comtesse campsite in Bélus near Hossegor.
City – 26 km
If Hossegor is better known for surfing, it nevertheless remains a seaside resort which attracts lovers of Latin dancers and salseros. Facing the ocean, on the Place des Landais, the Latinossegor hosts the biggest salsa, reggaeton, rumba and bachata groups of the moment. Do not miss this free event while on holiday at our campsite near Hossegor.
Huchet Current Nature Reserve
City – 44 km
The Huchet Current connects the Étang de Léon to the Atlantic Ocean. This site was named a “natural reserve” for its rich botany and for being protected from mass tourist arrivals. On board a galupe (small flat-bottomed boat) a boatman will transport you to the natural jewels of the Huchet Current: the Landes Amazon. Take advantage of your stay at La Comtesse campsite in Bélus to live this unique experience.
Ville – 29 km
This summer, take a stroll in Capbreton, with a lively town center and endless beaches for sunbathing! Capbreton hosts the only port in the Landes and enlightens sailors-fishermen thanks to its 189m lighthouse. Come pitch your tentat La Comtesse campsite, ideally located, to enjoy the beauty of these places.
City – 68 km
This summer, press pause for a camping trip in Saint Jean-De-Luz. Located on the coast of the Pays Basque, Saint-Jean-De-Luz has been labeled a Country of Art and History for several years. A shared history with its neighbors Ciboure, Guéthary and Urrugne, linked by the Atlantic Ocean. Between sea and mountains, the activities are rich: surfing, hiking, Basque pelota, paramotor flight … Live the time of a day in the heart of Basque traditions!
City – 72 km
In the heart of the mountains of the Pays Basque, Ascain is the landmark for nature lovers. It alone embodies the art of vacationing on the Basque Coast.
Take the Rhune trail to climb one of the first peaks in the Pyrenees. Sit down for a picnic with a panoramic view of the Basque Country and descend with the little Rhune train. On the menu of your camping stay near the Pays Basque: unforgettable memories!
At the border of Spain: Saint-Sebastien
City – 100 km
Jewel of the Spanish coast, Saint Sébastien multiplies the attractions: beaches, tapas, idleness… In the heart of the Basque Country, San Sebastien (in Spanish) is a stopover on the road to Saint Jacques de Compostelle. It is also a dream destination to discover many monuments: Basilica of Saint Mary, Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Miramar Palace, Kursaal Palace, Constitution Square … On your way back, stop at the Spanish outlet stores in Dantxaria, Irun or Behobia. Close to the Spanish border, recharge your batteries at La Comtesse campsite in Bélus.
Ville – 800m
A few hundred meters from Saint-Lon-Les-Mines, the 3-star La Comtesse campsite welcomes you for holidays with family or friends in the heart of the Landes. Need some adrenaline? Bije Bootcamp offers you a bootcamp route to put yourself to the test. Will you be up to the challenge?
For more peace of mind, enjoy a horseback ride at the village equestrian center.
City – 40 km
Slow down the time of your camping holiday in Bayonne, in the colors of the Pays Basque and its traditions. City of heritage, shopping city and city of character, Bayonne is geared towards tourism. The old bayonne is particularly popular thanks to its famous Sainte-Marie cathedral, its cloister and its Gothic cellar… The Bayonne ferias are also a great success at the end of July.
On the gastronomic side, you will taste the famous Bayonne Ham or the local gourmet chocolate.
City – 60 km
Close to the Pays Basque, your La Comtesse campsite takes you to discover Biarritz. A flagship city of the Basque coast, it shines with its many assets. Between its surf beaches, its rugby club, its golf course, its shops, its aquarium and its Belle Epoque villas on the cliffs, Biarritz is the place to be. A few kilometers from Biarritz, find refuge at the campsite La Comtesse, 3 stars. The tumult of the city gives way to the peace of the countryside, in the heart of a poplar forest.
The Benesse-Les-Dax windmill
City – 12 km
Welcome to the top of the only windmill in the Landes. It offers you a splendid panorama over the entire Chalosse and the Pyrenees. The little mill hut will offer you its special breads and breads with flour from the mill. Enjoy your visit and see you soon at Camping La Comtesse
The thermal cures of Tercis-les-Bains
City – 9 km
The town of Tercis-Les-Bains welcomes you with your feet in the water. Known since antiquity for its thermal waters, Tercis-les-Bains is a small village nestled in lush greenery, south of the Landes and near Dax. Also visit its quarries, classified as a Regional Nature Reserve.Your La Comtesse campsite serves as the ideal setting for a stay as close as possible to the spas.
Some addresses of our local producers to visit without moderation
Landes gastronomy is very rich, 1st producer of foie gras in France, inventor of duck breast… Some of the Landes products are very famous: seafood, duck foie gras, Landais chickens, Chalosse beef, Bas Armagnac, Wines Sables or Tursan, Peanuts, Asparagus Landaise, Kiwi, Pastis Landais …
Here are some addresses to delight your taste buds:
- Tradition Landaise in BELUS : goose and duck breeder, producer of goose foie gras
- Lait gourmand Farm in ORTHEVIELLE : cow breeder. On-site sales of yogurts, rice pudding, dessert creams, milk, etc.
- Ferme de Beleslou in CAGNOTTE : Pig and duck breeder. Local sales of farm products
- Maison Barthouil in PEYREHORADE, to taste canned duck, foie gras, fish
- Domaine du Tastet in POUILLON : Independent winegrower, vinifying all his production on the estate. Red, rosé, mellow, etc. IGP Chalosse
- Domaine de Couillohe in PEYREHORADE, to taste Armagnac and spirits
- Domaine Darmandieu in SAINT-ETIENNE-D’ORTHE : picking and sale of apples and kiwis
- Maison Laborde in SAINT-PAUL-LES DAX : foie gras, confits, fresh products, gift boxes, Iberico de Bellota & Pata Negra hams, cheeses, producer wines
- Ferme du Hauron in GAUJACQ : ostriches, bison and blondes from the Landes, to taste exotic meats during your holidays in the Landes
- Ducazaux Discovery Farm in DONZACQ : The visit is organized as a walk, a festival of surprises where the extraordinary is hidden in the ordinary.
- Cave des Vignerons de Tursan in POUILLON : direct sale and tasting of AOC Tursan wines and IGP Chalosse wines. Sale of Floc de Gascogne and Armagnac from Domaine d´Ognoas
- Haut Clouzet Farm in MONTFORT-EN-CHALOSSE, to taste jams, canned duck, foie gras, poultry
- Ferme Darrigade in SOUSTONS, to taste asparagus, foie gras, fatty duck products