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RE: not crowded beginnerspot in france« Reply #1 on: January 23 2007 12:01:00 »
im living in france for a year and im a beginer surfer. so i have been trying spots all up and down the coast near bordeaux, the best begginer spot in my opinon is "Cap Ferret" see the gironde map of france on this web site for a location, the waves are usually small and gentle though it ocasionaly gets flat. plush the village there is small and probably friendly if u are, if u livin in bordeaux its about and hour and a half drive maybey a bit less, the beach is georgeus in summer but a bit crowded as 4 winter the water is chilly about 50 degrees so bring a winter suit, booties, cloves, and a hood would be best. any way hope that helps, if u ur self are looking for something a bit more chalenging try Lacanau, (also on the gironde map)
bon chance en france!
RE: not crowded beginnerspot in france« Reply #2 on: May 12 2007 09:05:00 »
Hey, just wanted to ask how u like living in Bordeaux? is there easy acces to surf spots in the area or do u need a car? And do you think its easy to find work there too?
RE: not crowded beginnerspot in france« Reply #3 on: July 14 2007 01:07:00 »
definitely need a car, unfortunatey. lacanau is about 45 minutes away from bordeaux center. not sure how public transportation is though.