The main surf spots in France


With its large maritime coastline and three seas, France offers a wide variety of for surfing sites. The best surf spots are found mainly on the Atlantic coast, particularly in the southwest of France

French surfing sites ideal for an introduction to surfing, you will find many surf clubs all around the French coast

Britain. Bay of Souls (Cap Sizun)

the Bay of Souls is sandwiched between Pointe du Raz and Pointe du Van, and is on common and Plogoff Cléden-Cap-Sizun. Its shores form a long sandy beach especially suitable for surfing

On the Atlantic façade.

-BUD Bud, located in the Pays de la Loire in the town Longeville-sur-Mer in Vendee.

-Diamond Head, situated in Charente-Maritime in the town of Saint-Clément-des-Baleines in Ile de Re. It is part of the surf spots of the Ile de Ré, which include: the small spout, the Lizay Grignon, Rivedoux, the Grenettes (town of Sainte-Marie-de-Ré) Gouillaud (town Le Bois-Plage-en -Re), La Pergola (town La Couarde-sur-Mer) ...

-Hossegor, located in the french department of the Landes, on the seaside towns of Seignosse, Hossegor and Capbreton.

Very publicized since 2001, date of its introduction into the world championship of professional surfing

Oléron -Ile, located in Charentes Maritimes, the main spots are: Saint-Trojan Beach, great spot longboard all levels. Giraudière (Grand Village) Green Wood - The Allassins (Grand Village), the Rémigeasse (Dolus) The Cotinière The Seulières (Chaucre) The Huts, Saint-Denis, Les Boulassiers (La Bree les Bains), Piacenza Gautrelle, the Saumonards.

-The Salie, located in the Landes de Gascogne in the municipality of La Teste de Buch Gironde. This beach is located at the southern end of the passes of the Arcachon Bay.

-The Palmyra, located on the border of Commons Mathes and Tremblade, in Charente-Maritime, on the wild side . Also called La Coubre.

-Pontaillac, located in Royan, Charente-Maritime.

-Siouville in Normandy.

-Biarritz.