Leisure & nature activities

BREATHING, RELAXING, MOVING, ENJOYING ...With its forest, its wild river Leyre, its itineraries but also its; sports and cultural facilities, the Val de l’Eyre open a wide range of leisure and activities!  Here, taste fully the invitation to live your passions!

By canoe: discovering the wild river: the "little Amazon"

The Leyre is a quiet and wild river that stretches for nearly 135 km, which crosses the Moor forest and flows into the Arcachon Bay through a delta with multiple arms.

Its banks constitute an exceptional natural environment with its lush forest and rich fauna and flora.


On marks, set, GO!!!!! There are many half-day and full-day trips. There are many entrances and exits. The Leyre is also a beautiful 2 to 5 days sailing trip while roaming!

By bicycle

Between pine forests and remarkable heritage, the bike path on an old railway linking the Arcachon Bay to Bazadais, enchants both athletes and fans of bike rides.


This stage of the Tour de Gironde by bike crosses part of the Landes de Gascogne Regional Natural Park and offers varied landscapes.

Mios - Bazas Greenway: distances

  • To the north: Salles/Mios: 8 km
  • To the south: Salles/Belin-Beliet (Centre of Graoux): 9.5 km
  • To the south: Salles/Hostens: 22.5 km

Bicycle path @Patrice Hauser
Bicycle path @Patrice Hauser

Bike rental at the Tourist Office

Mountain bike rental adults and children; baby carrier and baby trailer

Renting all year round for half day, full day, week.


The first VÉLOMALIN ® station is open at the Tourist Office of Val de l'Eyre: bicycles recycled by the association Insercycles for rental.

The Inter-communal Tourist Office open all year round has the "Accueil Vélo" label, an additional guarantee of quality.

Bicycle rental guide

By foot

Hiking in the forest in Salles
Hiking in the forest in Salles
Coquilles Saint Jacques de Compostelle ©David Remazeilles Gironde Tourisme
Coquilles Saint Jacques de Compostelle ©David Remazeilles Gironde Tourisme

Want to go green?

Val de l'Eyre offers you a wide choice of walks and hiking on the Biscay Landes Regional Nature Park.

Enough to satisfy all lovers of walking, sportsmen or not! With good walking shoes, a pleasant way to discover our beautiful countryside, its landscapes and heritage (fountains, Romanesque art churches, mills...).

To find, prepare and download your future stroll the Regional Park of Landes Gascogne offers you a selection of 40 routes and stays to cross through the Park (on foot, mountain biking, riding, canoeing).

On the paths of Santiago de Compostela.

Big way of pilgrimage, this ancient Roman way would have been taken, according to the legend, by Charlemagne back from Roncevaux (August 778).

Mons, town of Belin-Beliet is located on the Way of Tours which crosses the department in the heart from north to south. It is 146 km in Gironde.


Area of the Val de l'Eyre:

  • Gradignan / Le Barp: 26.80 km
  • Le Barp / Belin-Beliet: 19.80 km
  • Mons Church / Le Muret: 10.9 km

Discover the itinéraires touristiques on the Landes de Gascogne Natural Park 

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