The city of Dax is located between the Landes forest and the Atlantic Ocean. It was first established by Romans and the city has hold on to its traditional values. Make a trip to Dax to enjoy spectacular spa treatments for different ailments and relaxing in the picturesque landscape for a few days. Due to the geographical features of the place, you will also be able to enjoy different outdoor activities and sports in the city.
La Fontaine Chaude, the thermal water pool is a major point of attraction in the city. The water has gained fame for the treatment of rheumatic and gynecological problems and blood circulation disorders. The Cathedral of Notre-Dame Ste-Marie was built in the 19th century and is of Neo-Greek style. This cathedral replaced an old Gothic church which was destroyed in the 17th century. The Roman Archeological crypt which contains the remaining of a Roman temple from 2nd century A.D. is also an interesting place to visit. The Dupouy Museum showcases painting collections of Georgette Dupouy while the Helicopter Museum exhibits collections of French helicopters.
There are a couple of gardens worth visiting nearby. You can start with the Plantarium at Gaujacq, a botanical garden and then move on to Parc du Sarrat, which covers around 3 hectares and hosts a large collection of plants and lush meadows. One may also visit Bois de Boulogne, a beautiful garden by the River Adour. Towards the south-west the pine forests and the Eco-museum of Marqueze in Sartres are indeed major attractions. The village of Saint Sever in the Dax area provides a view on the plain and pine forest which is amazing. A car for hire in Dax is the best option for sightseeing.
The nearest airport to Dax is Biarritz-Anglet Bayonne Airport. There are regular international and domestic flights from Biarritz, Bordeaux, Agen, and Pamplona in France and is around 47 km from the center of Dax. A number of hotels, inns and guest houses are available for the tourists in Dax. Hire a car in Dax for comfortable touring of these sites.
Spend a few relaxing days in the scenic city of Dax. Avail world famous spa services and soothe your nerves. Enjoy long walks on the beach and gardens and experience French history like never before. Roam around the city with a car for rent in Dax and enjoy evenings in exciting casinos.
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