Best Surf Spots in France

France was the first country in Europe to experience surfing early in the 50's. Since then it has developed a unique surf culture and produced some of the best European surfers. A big stretch of beach breaks of almost 300 kms wide offers you plenty of choice in waves of all sizes and levels. Great food, night life, culture, amazing micro-climate, the southwest France has it all for the perfect surf holidays!
All Surfinn surf camps are carefully selected along the French coast close to many different surf spots to ensure that you have the best waves just a few minutes away.
Many championships take place here like the WCT - Quicksilver Pro.

Estagnots

One of the most popular spots in Hossegor area that used to host the WCT. On its best days it produces great hollow left hand waves on almost all tides. The sandybanks may change a bit every year but its impressive consistency remains the same.
Perfect conditions on all NW to W swells and offshore E winds.
Hossegor Surf Camp & Surf School only 10 minutes away.
Seignosse Surf Camp & Surf School only 10 minutes away.

La Gravière

Among shifting peaks and moving banks, Gravière is one of the few constants and most reliable spots in Hossegor area. During summer it's a friendly wave enjoyed by many grooms but during autumn and winter only experienced surfers dare to ride its heavy, hollow lefts and rights.
Once a year La Gravière brings the best surfers in the planet to surf some of the best beach breaks world wide at the Quicksilver Pro.
Perfect conditions on all NW to W swells and offshore E winds.
Hossegor Surf Camp & Surf School only 10 minutes away.
Seignosse Surf Camp & Surf School only 10 minutes away

La Sauzaie

A-frame reef-break that produces good hollow rights and lefts, short but heavy barrels. This is probably the most well known wave in Central France region. It hosts annually the WQS Pays de La Loire Surf Pro.
Perfect conditions on NW or SW swells and offshore NE winds.

Lacanau

This spot has always been on every surfer's travel list. Its surfing tradition comes from the Lacanau Pro held since 1979. On its best days, scattered sand banks produce miles of consistent, powerful and hollow beach breaks. Despite being its reputation for big waves, it works really well with also small to medium swells.
Perfect conditions on NW to SW swells and offshore E winds.
Le Pin Sec Surf Camp & Surf School only 45 mins away.
Moliets Surf Camp & Surf School only 1h30m away.
Hossegor Surf Camp & Surf School only 2 hours away.
Seignosse Surf Camp & Surf School only 2 hours away

Lafitenia

This point break located down on the French Basque Country use to be a crowd less spot compared to Hossegor. Although, since the Quicksilver World Masters in 2000, it has been attracting many surfers. The mix of sand and reef bottom produces different quality sections that makes it so challenging.
You can expect a heavy take-off over the reef, than fast walls in the middle section and finishing in the inside section that can be quite fast and hollow.
Perfect conditions on NW to W swells and S to SE winds.
Hossegor Surf Camp & Surf School only 30 minutes away.
Seignosse Surf Camp & Surf School only 35 minutes away
San Sebastian Surf Camp & Surf School only 30 minutes away

Les Casernes

This long stretch of beach has many sandbanks and countless possibilities for all surf levels. It's the ideal spot for surf beginners.
Perfect conditions on small to medium NW to W swells and offshore E winds.
Hossegor Surf Camp & Surf School only 5 minutes away.
Seignosse Surf Camp & Surf School only 5 minutes away

Les Cavaliers

This amazing A-frame is one of the best waves in Biarritz surfing area. Hollow and fast for both sides on all tides! As expected, sometimes it may be the most wanted peak in all Anglet beach breaks.
Perfect conditions on NW swells and E winds.
Hossegor Surf Camp & Surf School only 25 minutes away.
Seignosse Surf Camp & Surf School only 25 minutes away

Other interesting spots

Anglet
Avalanche
Bidart
Boucau
Bourdaines
Capbreton
Cenitz
Côte Des Basques
Côte Sauvage
Erromardie
Grande Plage
Guéthary
Hendaye
Ibarritz
L'Aubraie
La Barre
La Torche
Le Culs Nus
Le Penon
Les Alcyons
Moliets
Peyo's Left
Plage Central
Saint Barbe
Sauveterre
Socoa
Soulac-sur-Mer