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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