The ninth stop on the Men’s Surfing Championship Tour 2018.
The Quiksilver Pro France signifies the home stretch of the WSL Championship Tour. For those with world title aspirations, the final push starts in the world-class A-frames of Hossegor in the southwest of France.
Big tide swings, long days, amazing food and culture, it’s easy to see why the tour keeps coming back here every year. From the amazing variety of surf scapes from Biarritz to Anglet, to Capbreton, to Hossegor serves as the heart and soul of the European surf scene. Mundaka and the waves the Spanish Basque country are only a couple hour drive away as well. And whether it’s a big night out at the famous Rock Food bar in Hossegor or enjoying a healthy serving of muscle at a local bistro, there’s a reason the French are so famous for their culinary experiences.
If you’re heading to watch the events of the Quik Pro France this year, here’s a comprehensive list of other major surf festivals in Europe you might want to check out too.
Check out the highlights from the Quiksilver Pro France 2017 Finals Day below:
The closest airport to Hossegor is Biarritz which is 35 minutes drive north of the airport (40 km’s). Alternatively you can fly to San Sebastian across the border in Spain which is a 44 minute drive (48 km’s).
Public transport – there is a railway station in Bayonne which contacts from Paris.
For more information head to World Surf League.
Feature image: La Graviere line up, Hossegor, France. Photo by World Surf League