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Surfing and camping along the French West coast. Descriptions with photos of places to visit. A road tour from North to South.  ..

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Normandy is situated along the coast of France south of the English Channel between Brittany (to the west) and Picardy (to the east). Below description with photos and maps of some costal towns between Deauvill and Caen. Also Mont Saint Michel.   
Web cams from all the beaches http://www.viewsurf.com/

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Deauville Villers Syr Mer Mont Saint Michel

Brittany occupies a large peninsula in the northwest of France, lying between the English Channel to the north and the Bay of Biscay to the south. Below you find descriptions with photo and maps from the area between Carnac and Lorient

Plage Plouharnel West Plage Plouharnel East Quiberon
Carnac is a popular tourist resort. Many British go here.
Carnac Megalith field
Carnac town centre Carnac beaches Carnac Megalith field
Trinity Syr Mer is famous for its Yacht Marina and large catamarans
View over the Marina Waterfront view


Pays de la Loire is one of the 26 regions of France. Sables d'Olonne may be a convenient stop on the route South

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Sables d'Olonne Plage de Sauveterra

Plage de Villon


Poitou-Charentes is an administrative region in central westernFrom. Below is  description from the town of Royan with photos and map. From Royan you can take a ferry across the Girone river

Royan beach East Royan beach West

A very convenient way to travel in France is by motor home or caravan, using the many camping sites. In France there are more than 10.000 camping sites. The "Municipal" are camping sites with a discounted price.

In France you can use the Municipal parking for overnight stops. Some of these parking spaces can be at places with a high attraction. Example the water front of Deauville.

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