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Mont-de-Marsan is located in the département of Landes within the southwestern region of Aquitaine. This is an excellent destination for outdoor enthusiasts, where visitors come to kick back and enjoy the relaxed nature of this so-called "country town". Far from lacking any of the modern ammenities served up by cosmopolitan cities; contemporary award-winning architecture and traditional French cuisine with a modern twist sit comfortably alongside medieval ruins and a relaxed, yet efficient attitude. Mont-de-Marsan hotels come in all shapes and sizes: from the classic, elegant hotels, reminiscent of Paris in the Old Town, to contemporary accommodation in the popular, pared-down style. All come with convenient amenities, such as Wi-Fi, onsite restaurants, and even meeting rooms. Check out Venere's choice of Mont-de Marsan hotels today, or better yet, give us a call. We're always happy to help.
What's Mont-de-Marsan Like?
Interesting points located within the town itself include the 14th century Donjon Lacataye, the former keep of the town, where visitors can imagine the view of the landscape of those whose responsibility it was to keep watch over the town. The Despiau-Wlérick Museum, which is situated in the keep itself, houses around 700 works dedicated to contemporary figurative sculpture, with a special focus on works from the 1930s. The 19th-century Church of Saint Madeleine is the largest in the city, resembling something of a Greek temple with its neoclassical columns similar to its Parisian namesake. Take a peek inside and you'll be rewarded with some unexpected frescoes on marble. The town is located at the foot of the Regional Nature Park of the Landes de Gascogne, which covers some 780,000 acres. The park is situated on an important migratory path, making it the home for part of the year to some 300,000 migrant birds.
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With many activities in the region focusing on quality time spent together with friends and family in nature, you can take this as a good reflection of how the locals like to spend their free time. The local tourist office offers a wide range of guided tours, particularly in the summer months, so you'll be able to learn something about the local history and landscape. It'll also come as a surprise that restaurants in Mont-de-Marsan serve up a tempting mix of cuisines from around the world, more often than not including fresh, local produce bought from the St Roch market nearby, for interesting fusion dishes based on traditional French fare. Specialties include duck, poultry, and beef dishes, desserts made with Landes Kiwis and the toutière - a puff pastry pie.
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