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Hossegor is situated on the Atlantic coast in the south-west of France, in the Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charente region. Hossegor is internationally renowned for the quality of its waves.

Since 1994, the city has been hosting the Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour organised by the World Surf League that promotes the best surfers from across the globe. During the first fortnight of October, the city transforms into a surfing temple. It holds concerts and shows films to promote this exhilarating sport, that has become so much more than a simple hobby. It has become a lifestyle.  

Hossegor has the best beach-breaks in Europe and maybe even the world, thanks to its sandbanks such as Culs Nus and Gravière. These sandbanks are reputed for their round, hollow waves that offer a wide space in the tube. Biscaye Bay has numerous long swells all year round.

In winter the size of the swell that hits the bay is impressive. In the north of Hossegor you can find swells that reach a huge 5 metres!

However, Hossegor is so much more than a surfing haven; it is a mix of activities that attract people of all ages and levels. In Hossegor you can also practice kitesurfing, skimboarding, rafting, wakeboarding and the list is endless!

Don’t delay, come and explore the stunning environments and various outings exclusive to this magnificent region.

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        Hossegor is situated on the Atlantic coast in the south-west of France, in the Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charente region. Hossegor is internationally renowned for the quality of its waves.

        Since 1994, the city has been hosting the Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour organised by the World Surf League that promotes the best surfers from across the globe. During the first fortnight of October, the city transforms into a surfing temple. It holds concerts and shows films to promote this exhilarating sport, that has become so much more than a simple hobby. It has become a lifestyle.  

        Hossegor has the best beach-breaks in Europe and maybe even the world, thanks to its sandbanks such as Culs Nus and Gravière. These sandbanks are reputed for their round, hollow waves that offer a wide space in the tube. Biscaye Bay has numerous long swells all year round.

        In winter the size of the swell that hits the bay is impressive. In the north of Hossegor you can find swells that reach a huge 5 metres!

        However, Hossegor is so much more than a surfing haven; it is a mix of activities that attract people of all ages and levels. In Hossegor you can also practice kitesurfing, skimboarding, rafting, wakeboarding and the list is endless!

        Don’t delay, come and explore the stunning environments and various outings exclusive to this magnificent region.

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