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The Landes coast is surfing a new wave of French tourists

2020-08-04T16:07:18.496Z

If it is not the presence of a few masks, it is difficult to see the difference with the previous years in Hossegor.



About forty surfers are waiting for the next wave on their “spot” located opposite the Estagnots beach, in Seignosse (Landes). A little further, between two blue flags, nearly 200 swimmers of all ages have fun facing the powerful waves of the Atlantic Ocean. A rescuer at sea whistles a reckless man who has drifted out of the surveillance zone. On the beach, where you can hear English and German speaking, three tourists on "fat bikes" (these large-wheeled bikes) are struggling to make their way between the towels.

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At the same time, in downtown Hossegor, foodies are lining up for an ice cream at the restaurant Tante Jeanne, a local institution. The terrace of the Café de Paris is full. Summer is in full swing. If this is not the presence of a few masks, it is difficult to see the difference with previous years.

"It's a good, even a very good month of July ," confirms Denis Dupouy, director of the Landes Atlantique Sud tourist office. Sure

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Source: lefigaro

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