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    Looking for the best surfing in France? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around France. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Surfing Spots in and near France

    • Crozon, France

      Hike La Pointe de Dinan, Bretagne

      1.2 mi
      An easy walk through and all around "La pointe". It's a loop that you can do in both ways. Just follow the tracks. It will take half an hour to do the circle. I did it with flip flops but I recommand proper shoes.
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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