Lacanau Ocean surfing hot spot in France and around the world
Lacanau is known worldwide in the world of surfing, thanks to the "Lacanau Pro", the oldest professional surfing competition in France. Created by some members of the "Lacanau Surf Club" in 1979, it is the desire to share the beautiful waves of Lacanau with the best surfers in the world that is at the origin of its creation.
Since then surfing has largely developed in Lacanau, seeing the creation of many surf shops, surf schools, surf bars ... etc. At the same time favored by the tourism in summer and the proximity of Bordeaux, the surfing population Canaulaise does not stop to grow, fortunately well framed by the numerous professional structures of the seaside resort: schools, clubs, club of rescue, station of emergency... etc. Lacanau loves surfing and it feels like !