Mont-de-Marsan is a French city located in the Landes department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It is located about 50 km west of Dax. The history of Mont-de-Marsan dates back to Roman times, when a fortified city called Marsanum was present there. In the Middle Ages, the city became an important economic and administrative center, with the construction of a castle in the 12th century and the installation of a parliament in 1450.
Today, Mont-de-Marsan is a dynamic and prosperous city with a strong cultural tradition and a diversified economy. The city hosts many cultural, sporting and tourist events throughout the year, as well as various economic activities, such as trade, industry and services.
Les Landes is a region located in the southwest of France. It is known for its dense forest, its fine sandy beaches and its coastline on the Atlantic Ocean.
The history of the Landes goes back to prehistoric times, when the first inhabitants of the region settled here. Over the centuries, the region has experienced several invasions and has been influenced by different peoples such as the Gauls, the Romans and the Visigoths.
In the Middle Ages, the Landes was mainly inhabited by communities of monks and peasants, who devoted themselves to agriculture and livestock. In the following centuries, the region experienced an economic expansion thanks to forestry and salt production, which were in great demand at the time. In the 19th century, the Landes suffered severe forest fires, which destroyed much of the forest and led to the implementation of reforestation programs. During the 20th century, the region experienced significant development in the tourism sector, thanks to the creation of numerous seaside resorts and the expansion of the hotel industry.
Today, the Landes remains a popular vacation area, with numerous beaches, lush forests, water activities and delicious local cuisine. The region is also an important site for renewable energy, with many wind farms installed inland.
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This postcard is an original work by Lotza and is printed in Charente, France.