What to do in Seignosse le Penon?
Among the most popular holiday destinations, the town of Seignosse has a unique landscape in the world. Between mountain landscapes, primary forests and ocean views, this city has everything to be a pleasant place to stay in summer. To discover its charm and the beauty of its places, it is advisable to stay in the Penon district. Here are some activities to discover and do at all costs.
Relax by the straw huts on the beach
During a trip to Seignosse, and particularly in the Penon district, you absolutely have to go through its magnificent beaches. Fine white sand, clear water, everything is there to create a heavenly atmosphere. But the corner to discover at all costs is the beach hut. These are places where relaxation takes precedence over everything.
At the very edge of the ocean, these cabins made entirely of wood are also called straw huts. They act as a bar and a restaurant for all those who want to spend a quiet day at the sea. A real meeting place for tourists and vacationers, they offer cold drinks, snacks and all with music. background on the most popular hits of the summer.
These huts take on the soul and spirit of Seignosse, and you can find them on all its public beaches. However, they are ephemeral and mounted only from spring to autumn. During a stay in Seignosse le Penon, you will find not only tourists but also locals who meet there for a drink after work. It is therefore the ideal opportunity to meet them and discover a little more about the local culture.
Shopping at the seasonal market
In Seignosse le Penon, local products are also showcased during the seasonal market period. All the local vendors meet in this outdoor market. Located by the sea, it is the ideal place to shop while enjoying the sea air. But it should be noted that this market is also ephemeral and is only present for a few days in summer. It is therefore advisable to take information in advance so as not to miss it.
There are around a hundred exhibitors with their displays located under the tall pines of Place Victor Gentille. In the Penon district, this market is a must to discover several local products as well as handicrafts. A real shopping corner, you can buy interior decoration in colorful textiles to bring a piece of the Landes home. And why not, some traditional Landes clothes with a fabric that is as light as it is comfortable?
It is therefore an opportunity not to be missed, especially for lovers of typical Landes cuisine. Magrets, foie gras or the famous Tursan, the variety of dishes will please everyone. After a shopping spree, you can enjoy lunch on the spot itself, and perhaps stroll there for a whole afternoon. And since the ocean is just a few steps away, we take the opportunity to have a beer or a pastis landaise with appetizers offered by the producers themselves.
You will find many cycle paths in the area. A bike ride between Seignosse and Vieux Boucau or between Seignosse and Hossegor, Capbreton is one of the experiences not to be missed during your stay in Seigosse.
For your bike rental, we recommend Izibikes.com . You can rent your bike online in a few clicks and pick it up at relay points at Seignosse or Capbreton or ask for it to be delivered free of charge directly to your place of stay.
Izibikes Relay Point
Izibikes Seignosse: 20 avenue de la Grande plage, 40510 SEIGNOSSE
Izibikes Capbreton: 29 Avenue du Maréchal Leclerc, 40130 CAPBRETON