France is blessed with some of the best beach breaks in the world. In addition to this they have an amazing night life with world class cuisine and wine.
The weather in France is different in all 5 climatic zones due to its large and diverse land mass. The south-west of France boasts the best weather in the country with long summers and plenty of day light.
France has a rich and diverse culture, well known for its art, architecture, music, language, fashion, and of course its cuisine, attracting over 80 million visitors each year . France has been an important cultural centre of the world for centuries and is home to 66 million people with various ethnic backgrounds.
France does score consistent surf due to the low pressure systems coming from the north, and with plenty of world class beach breaks and reefs to choose from there is something here for everyone. Hossegor and Biarritz are the most well known spots which means they can get crowded in Summer, but due to the water temps in winter most spots are reasonably uncrowded.
Water temps range from 16 degrees in the winter to 24 degrees in Summer. In terms of equipment to take in winter a 4.3 steamer will keep you warm enough and in the middle of summer you can get away with boardies. Don't forget your favorite board.