Map of Capbreton, France
Capbreton on the southwest coast of France boasts 7km of beaches (some of the cleanest beaches in Europe) and is an excellent location for both surfing and windsurfing.
At a Glance
- Market day:
- During high season there is a market every day except Sunday and Mondays. In low season the market takes place on Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays. Through July and August there are also night markets from 8pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.
- Getting there:
By air - Biarritz airport is 36km away
By train - Biarritz train station (TGV) is 36km away and Bayonne (TGV) only 18km
By car - either take the ferry to Northern France and drive down or take the ferry down to Santander in Spain and drive up
- Airport Name:
- Biarritz or Bordeaux
- Resort Amenities:
- Capbreton has many restaurants, shops, banks, a cinema, post office, bakeries,newsagent, bike hire, dr's and tourist office.
- Local currency:
- Time Difference from UK:
- + 1 hr
- Swimming pool:
The resort of Capbreton is a well kept secret. The golden sandy beaches stretch for miles, there are rock pools to clamber over hunting for crabs and shellfish and you'll find shoals of miniature fish.
Pic 'n' Mix Holidays in Capbreton
The resort itself is divided into 2 parts - the North part which is where the port is and where you can find lots of surf shops, ice cream parlours and of course many restaurants serving fresh sea food - if you are a fan of seafood this is without a doubt the place for you! Many French people like to holiday here for the beaches and the local fruit de mer dishes.
As well as surfing there are lots of other activities available - try one of the many bike circuits in the area or go horse riding in the forest or on the beach. You can try quad biking, go-karting or play tennis or crazy golf at the Gaillou leisure park or play a round of golf in Seignosse (only 8km away)
Surfing Holidays in Capbreton
With Biarritz and St Jean de Luz a short trip away to the south of Capbreton and Hossegor and Bordeaux to the north it's a good location to base yourself if you want to visit more surfing opportunities.
see: accommodation options in Capbreton
see: other surfing holidays
see: other multi-activity holidays
Accommodation in Capbreton
Location of Capbreton
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Doing More … Design your holiday to suit you.
Doing More in Capbreton
All of these options are available for holidays in Capbreton. Prices may depend upon your chosen accommodation. You can add and change these items at any point once you have booked your holiday.
Design your holiday to suit you.
Activity packages & activities - courtesy of Zenith
Keeping the family happy
Short Breaks in Capbreton
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