Lausanne is the capital city of the Canton of Vaud and is situated in Romandy, the French speaking part of Switzerland, right on the shores of Lake Geneva. The city faces the Jura Mountains in the northwest and the French town of Évian-les-Bains and is located at 62 km / 39 mi in the northeast of Geneva. Lausanne is the fourth largest city of the country and well known as it hosts the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Peniche, Leiria, Lisbon and Coast Portugal
Peniche has beautiful long windy beaches with really good waves. It offers the ideal conditions for kite-surfing. Set yourself free and join the fast and powerful supertubos waves, one of the best in Europe. That’s why some people call it as the “European pipeline”. The breaks are staring in 3 distinctly different directions making it the best destination for kite-surfing maniacs.
In summer the waves are with swell size between 4-6.5ft (1.3-2m) most of the time and the wind blows onshore at 85%. In autumn, winter and spring the waves are with swell size between 6.5-10ft (2-3m) and the wind blows onshore at 63%, 58% and 73% respectively.
There is no need to worry if you lack experience, since experts in kite-surfing will assist you to get the required skills. In Peniche, many other leisure activities are provided, as well as lots of accommodation options.