As the leading producer of foie gras, the Landes department has seen the birth of many French culinary delights, including foie gras, goose confit and duck confit, Armagnac, farm poultry, Chalosse beef, Adour kiwi fruits, Sables des Landes asparagus and Tursan Wines.

The Landes is also the birthplace of world-famous chefs such as Alain Ducasse, Alain Dutournier, Hélène Darroze, Jean Coussau (Le Relais de la Poste, Magescq), Michel Guérard (Les Prés d’Eugénie, Eugénie-les-Bains) and up-and-coming chefs such as Yannick Duc (Le Hittau, Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse), David Sulpice (La Villa de l’Etang Blanc, Seignosse) and Christophe Dupouy (Les Clefs d’Argent, Mont-de-Marsan). 

Explore Chalosse, Tursan, Armagnac or the Pays d’Orthe and visit the local farmers to discover their know-how. Enjoy a traditional meal on a family farm or at one of the many restaurants and inns in the countryside or sample the local cuisine in the village squares at the banquets and farmers’ markets during the summer months. Take advantage of our affordable packages, entertainment and excellent deals between September and November during the Automne Gourmand des Landes.