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Surfing Baie de Trepasses

Baie de Trepasses is a top surfing destination in Brittany. A quiet bay at the far western end of this part of France. With a fair protection for the southwestern wind.

The bay picks up any swell. And you can have some long rides here in clear water.

There is a surf school.

More about surfing in Baie de Trepasses

The waves


++ Advanced

+++ Intermediates

++ beginners

The wave is perfect for any surfer. Intermediates will probably have the best time.

Lacanau Beachbreak

baie de trepasses

Wave: 1 meter with 11 seconden | Wind: 8 km/hr from the south (offshore).

Favourable wind direction?


In Baie de Trepasses, the winds should have an easternly direction. But even on southwest winds this is the place to look for.

Where’s Lacanau?


As said above, Lacanau is very close to Bordeaux, which make it very easy to reach for all kinds of transport.

lacanau ocean

Stay in Baie de Trepasses?


Where to stay in Baie de Trepasses?

In this regios you’ll find campsites near the ocean. But also holiday houses, which are a better pick outside of summer.

Are you looking for an appartment we can give you 2 tips:

  1. Check Surf house Bretagne
  2. Check accommodation around Audierne (which is close to Baie)

Surf lessons and -rental?


There’s a surfschool which also rents boards at the beach. So easy going.

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