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Lit‑et‑Mixe and Cap de l'Homy

Covered with maritime pines trees as far as the eye can see towards the beach Cap de l’Homy, Lit-et-Mixe radiates the true style of Les Landes

Welcome to Lit et Mixe!

Located in the heart of the “Côte Landes Nature” holiday destination, Lit-et-Mixe offers visitors a friendly atmosphere all year round.

For sun worshippers, the unspoiled Atlantic coast is an ideal holiday destination to recharge your batteries. A lively town with all the facilities and shops you’ll need, Lit et Mixe is the ideal base for a stay in the Landes.

What to do and see in Lit et Mixe

Nicknamed « la Grande Dame du Marensin », Lit-et-Mixe was born after the merge between the villages of Lit and Mixe in 1825, above a huge pat of the forest of the Landes nearby the Atlantic Ocean and the Courant de Contis.

With the ever-chirrupping song of the cicadas, the preserved natural forests are a gigantic adventure playground for walks and hikes:

  • On foot, you can explore the trails of the « Cap » loop between the forest and the ocean
  • By bike, ride the Vélodyssée© trail along the coastal path or take the Vignac trail, further inland

The heritage of Lit et Mixe is a treasure trove of little delights.

Explore the fascinating architecture of the church of Notre Dame de Lit.
Visit the Landes d’Antan Museum (Landes of yesteryear), from June to September, and immerse yourself in the culture and daily life of the inhabitants of our region in the 19th and 20th centuries. A real journey into the past, discovering the ancestral Landes traditions and trades!

Every summer, you have to make sure not to miss a tour organised by the association “Les Pélicans Litois.” The members of this society keep the art of traditional fishing alive at Cap de l’Homy, aboard a pine boat called a pinasse.

All year round, every Thursday morning and every day in summer, the Lit et Mixe market offers fresh and local produce.

Did you know?

During July and August, a free shuttle takes you from Lit-et-Mixe to the beaches of Cap de l’Homy OR Contis plage!

The beach of Cap de l’Homy

Renowned as one of the most beautiful wild beaches on the Landes coast, Cap de l’Homy has miles of spectacular fine white sand. Stretch out your towels, relax, and let yourself be lulled by the gentle sea breeze of the Atlantic Ocean.

In summer, you can enjoy safe swimming in the supervised areas, situated between the flags.

This beach is excellent for surfing all year round, and winter surf enthusiasts will find it particularly enjoyable. A little corner of paradise to learn or improve your surfing, or to try stand-up paddle boarding, windsurfing or perhaps kitesurfing.

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