Dax is a city of the Landes, known for its spa resort which has made its reputation since antiquity. The city has just over 20,000 inhabitants and it is its warm waters that attract the traveller, although other sites in the city are also of particular interest! In order for you to be able to choose the best suited accommodation for your needs, we suggest that you quickly get in touch with the hosts on HomeCamper. If you want to spend your stay directly with the locals of the area who can share their knowledge of the region with you, don't hesitate to book your stay in advance!
To kick things off, you can discover the old ramparts by following the walk along them; the 64° Hot Fountain sheltered by a 19th century structure, built in the Roman style; the beautiful Splendid Art Deco style hotel, built in the 1930s, where celebrities such as Kessel and Hemingway stayed; the Hotel des Thermes, remarkable, designed by Jean Nouvel; Notre-Dame Cathedral, completed at the end of the 19th century, in Greek neoclassical style, whose portal dates from the 13th century and offers rich sculptures representing the Last Judgment; the arenas with white walls, in Andalusian style, where bullfighting shows take place; the remains of a Gallo-Roman temple from the 2nd century; the G museum.Dupouy exposing the paintings of this 20th century artist, between impressionism and surrealism.
Outdoor enthusiasts will not miss a beautiful walk along the Adour River and can also follow the hiking trails that lead to the Landes beaches and discover the local flora. If you are in Dax in August, you will participate in the Dax Festivals, spread over 5 days, with concerts, various activities, street shows, bullfights and others!
Dax is characterized by an oceanic climate, resulting in mild winters and hot summers, without excessive temperatures. Thus, from April to October, the city of Dax offers its visitors superb weather conditions!
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!