Ten surfing spots in South Brittany

short or long board, with or without paddle, you'll find every kind of board sports on the Morbihan coast. With its 900 kilometres of Atlantic coastline, the Morbihan will get you moving to the rhythm of the tides. Pull on your wetsuit and head for the beach! From Pénestin Guidel to, there are more than enough spots to please everyone.


BOARDING WITH THE WIND

Is it windy on the Breton coast? You bet it is, and more than enough to please lovers of sports board. Kite-surfing and windsurfing are the sports which are most in need of a good following wind. If there's a force 5 or 6 wind forecast, head for Erdeven gold Saint-Pierre Quiberon! Equipped with your board and your sail, tackle those ocean waves and get your share of thrills. The beaches at Sarzeau and Carnac are also great venues for aquatic acrobatics!

BODYBOARD OR SURFBOARD?

When the wind is not so strong, head for the waves in the Bay of Quiberon. It's a paradise for bodyboarders and surfers of all types: from complete beginners to experienced boarders there's a wave and a style for everyone. Belle-île, Guidel and Ploemeur are also famous for good surfing conditions and you can use leisure tubes too - standing up, lying down or kneeling … and why not with a paddle? Stand up paddleboard is ideal for both big and small waves …

FROM PADDLEBOARDING TO KAYAKING, IT's ALL HERE

Do you dream of walking on water? Try standup paddleboarding, or SUP as its fans call it. This sport, straight from the Hawaiian coast, is a mixture of surfing and canoeing and a truly different way to get around. There's no shortage of places to get around to nautical in the Morbihan. In the Gulf or on the many rivers which criss-cross the department, kayaking is much loved by fans of gentler means of travel and is ideal for exploring the local flora and fauna.



SURFING IS NOT A GAME!

To ensure that boarding remains a pleasure, there are a few basic rules that must be followed for safety's sake. Nature can be capricious, so take a few precautions. There are numerous sailing and surfing schools in the Morbihan * with a wide range of courses to advise you and introduce you to the joy of aquatic sports. So don't delay, go alone or with a group and try some new experiences. Don't wait for the wave, go and find it!