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    • Biarritz, France

      Surf Grande Plage

      5.0
      This is the main beach in Biarritz, France. It's a very popular summer time destination, but the waves are on the smaller side during this season. The waves begin to pick up during the fall and winter months. This is a beach break, providing rippable waves up and down the beach. There is a rip th...
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    • Biarritz, France

      Beach Day at Plage de Port Vieux

      4.5
      This nestled cove beach is in the heart of Biarritiz. It's a great place to just relax and enjoy the sun. This is a very popular beach with many locals, so get there early because the beach is relatively small and the good spots fill up rather quickly. It is also a nude beach, which is similar to...
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    • Biarritz, France

      Stroll out to the Rocher de la Vierge

      5.0
      There is a beautiful walk out to the rock formation and the Virgin Mary statue. When you walk out to the rock formation, you get a great view of the downtown area of Biarritz and the more rural southern end of the town. If you go in the winter time, you can see large waves crash against the rock....
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    • Biarritz, France

      Surf Cote des Basques

      5.0
      Cote des Basques is a popular longboarding surf spot in Biarritz, France.  It is also a great place to learn how to surf on the French coast.  Waves here are mellow and there are often very large crowds. It is a beach break, so waves break both left and right.  When the swell picks up the wave is...
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    • Biarritz, France

      Explore the Phare de Biarritz

      5.0
      This lighthouse is located north of Grande Plage beach. It's a great place to explore because it provides scenic vistas of downtown Biarritz, as well as the northern town of Anglet. The lighthouse has a couple of grassy areas where people can picnic while watching the ocean. It's all and all a gr...
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    • Anglet, France

      Surf Les Cavaliers

      4.0
      This is a punchy beach break in the town of Anglet, France. This beach break is "all time" but can get very heavy when the waves pick up. It's a beach break which means it offers both lefts and rights. This wave is pretty hollow so you can get barreled. It's really for more experienced surfers on...
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    • Anglet, France

      Surf Plage de Le Barre

      5.0
      This is a beach break in Anglet, France. This spot is often more sheltered than Les Cavaliers, which means the waves are not as powerful at Le Barre compared to Les Cavaliers. The spot works best during the fall and winter months when the swell picks up. There are rips on both ends of the beach b...
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    • Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France

      Surf Lafitenia

      5.0
      Lafitenia is a right hand point break that is located in the Basque country of Southern France.  This wave breaks most frequently during the winter time.  Waves can get decently big so always make sure to check the forecast!   Parking can be found in the lot on top of the hill.
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    • Soorts-Hossegor, France

      Surf La Graviere

      5.0
      This wave is what put France on the surfing world map! It's one of the best beach breaks in the world, famous for its shorebreak barrels. On the largest swells, some have compared the power of this wave to the world famous pipeline. It's a great place to surf if you know what you are doing. The w...
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    • Donostia, Spain

      Surf San Sebastian

      5.0
      The beautifully picturesque town of San Sebastian is located in the Basque country of Spain and is the first major city when you cross over the French boarder.   The waves in San Sebastian are all beach break with many different peaks to choose from. The spot is very crowded, with more beginner w...
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    • Uhart-Cize, France

      Hike across the Pyrenees via the Camino Frances

      10 mi / 1300 ft gain
      The challenge and beauty of this trek are of equal magnitude. After flying into Pamplona, taxiing into the south of Frances and hiking the rigorous incline of the Pyrenees, you will be blessed with a mystical environment. We originally departed from SJPP, and stayed at Refuge Orisson to break up ...
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    • Zarautz, Spain

      Surf Zarautz

      5.0
      Zarautz is located in the basque country of Spain. It's roughly 30 minutes east of San Sebastian. Zarautz is a very popular summertime destination, but the waves really pick up in the fall and winter months.  This is a fun beach break with peaks all over the beach.  The wave is relatively soft an...
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    • Roncesvalles, Spain

      Explore the Forest of Witches via Camino de Santiago

      14 mi / 1500 ft gain
      Departing Roncesvalles with rested bodies was an unknown necessity.   As we picked up the path marked with blue and yellow arrows, my companions and I were promptly greeted with a dark and damp forest trail, with thick moss upon the stone wall.   I felt heavy, but not due to my pack or hiking boo...
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    • Zubiri, Spain

      Hike to Pamplona via Camino de Santiago

      13.5 mi
      Departing from the beautiful and welcoming Hotel Txantxorena, we connected with the Camino de Santiago at Calle 4 to loop eastward before diverging off the village roadways. Zubiri, Basque for bridge, did not disappoint with several pleasing river crossings to adorn the 25 km walk southwest into ...
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    • Pamplona, Spain

      Explore the Riverside Walk in Pamplona

      6.5 mi
      The Riverside Walk carves through several different areas of the large city of Pamplona. It starts at the lush gardens and fields of La Magdalena and continues on for nearly seven miles paralleling the Arga River. The path connects several parks and offers wide river bends for fishing, as well as...
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