6 Sights in Dax, France (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Dax, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Dax, France.List of cities in FranceSightseeing Tours in Dax
1. Hôtel Spa Le Splendid
Hotel Splendid is located in the commune of Dax, in the French department of Landes. The building, for its facades and roofs, as well as inside, the large hall and its décor, the dining rooms and their décor, the large smoking room with its décor, the stairs with their banisters and stained glass windows, and finally, the thermal fountain in the small west hall, is listed as a historical monument by decree of 18 December 1991.
2. Arènes de Dax
The Dax arena, located in Parc Théodore-Denis in Dax, was built in 1913. Bullfights and the Great Landes Competition are organized there on the occasion of the Dax festivities and the Toros y Salsa festival, the second weekend of September. They are part of the seven French arenas of first category, the others being those of Bayonne, Mont-de-Marsan, Vic-Fezensac, Nîmes, Béziers and Arles.
3. Maurice Boyau
Maurice Jean-Paul Boyau was a French rugby union player and a leading French ace of the First World War with 35 victories, and one of the most successful balloon busters. Balloon busting was the dangerous act of bringing down enemy observation balloons; these balloons were densely protected by anti-aircraft artillery and patrol flights.
4. Musée de Borda
The Borda museum was created in Dax in the Landes in 1807 by the municipality, when it bought the Cabinet of Curiosities of Jacques-François Borda d'Oro, naturalist Landes of the 18th century; This man and his illustrious nephew Jean-Charles de Borda, therefore become the sponsors of the museum, hence his name.
5. Église Saint-Vincent-de-Xaintes
The Church of Saint-Vincent-de-Xaintes is a church located in the commune of Dax in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. Built in 1893 and located southwest of Dax, it is named after the city's first bishop.
6. Fontaine Chaude
La Fontaine chaude is a spa located in the centre of Dax. The fountain itself is a Monument historique since 1946, while the portico and the remains of older structures around the fountain were registered on September 9, 1988.
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