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Surfing in Galiote, Saint Tropez, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur France

Type of the wave:
Beach - break
Level of difficulty:
Experienced surfers
Power of the wave:
Powerful
Good swell direction:
E,NE
Good wind direction:
E,NE
Saint – Tropez is a town near Marseille, at about 104 km / 65 mi in the east. It is located in the French Riviera, however, less glamorous in the past, it used to be a military stronghold and a small fishing village. Today it is a resort town, seducing many celebrities and jet-setters that want to spend a few days having fun and relaxing under the French sun.

Around Saint – Tropez you will find countless beaches, where you can enjoy the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. A beach that is popular among surfers is Galiote Beach. Depending on the wind, it can be an excellent spot for both beginners and advanced surfers. It is a beautiful and easy to find beach with a parking lot.

There are many characteristics of the beach that attract so many surfers. The wave is regional classic that sometimes breaks. When the wind is blowing from the east or northeast, it creates perfect conditions for surfing along with the best wave swelling that comes also from the east, northeast.

The powerful wave is beach break that comes from both sides left and right. In its normal length, the wave is from 50 to 150 m / 164 – 492 ft long and on good days, it might reach up to 300 m / 984 ft. The swell size starts working at 1.5 – 2 m / 5-6 ft and holds up to 3+ m /10+ ft.

All tides are in their best position with rising and falling tides. The sandy bottom beach is usually empty on week days but very crowded on weekends, so be prepared for a lot of surfing company. It is a very cool spot, well known and appreciated by the surfing community worldwide. Be a surfing star in the most fashionable beach of Saint Tropez.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Saint Tropez
5.3 miles (8.4 km), 14 minutes
Head southeast on Rue des Charrons to Bd Louis Blanc.turn right on Bd Louis Blanc. On the first street turn right to Rue Joseph Quaranta. On the second street turn left to Rue Jean Aicard. The road turns to Traverse du Marbrier. Make an open left turn to Av. du Huit Mai 1945. Continue to Av. Gén de Gaulle. Continue to Av. du Quinze Août 1944/D98A. Make an open right turn to Route Départementale 98A/D98A. Turn right on D559. Make an open right turn to D61A. On the roundabout take the third exit. Continue straight to Quai des Fossés. Turn left on Pl. des 6 Canons. Continue to Grand Rue. Turn left on Pl. du 14 Juin . On the first street turn left.
BY AIR
La Mole Airport,
8.1 miles (14.3 km)
BY TRAIN

There is no rail station in Saint-Tropez. The nearest station is ‘Saint-Raphaël-Valescure’, located in Saint-Raphaël at about 39 km /24.4 miles away from Saint-Tropez, offering also a boat service to Saint-Tropez. Also there is a direct bus service to Saint-Tropez, and the rail station is connected with bus station.

Schools

If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.

BOOKING REQUEST
Quad Biking The hike aperitif- sunset: sunset, tapas, friendly atmosphere, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

An original formula to spend a good moment between friends, a two hour trek in quad on our mountains, we shall run on beautiful technical and playful runways. We shall join our “camp” for the sunset.

Stop the engines!!! A break on our most beautiful point of view opposite the bay of St Jean de Luz and the Rhune Mountain, we shall look at the sunset on the ocean by savoring home-made tapas and local drinks.

Way down to the basis at nightfall, the head full of beautiful landscapes!

A strong moment and a beautiful memory…

Rise in altitude, technical areas, 35 km, single seater or tandem, minimum 4 people, accessible to all, 3 hours of activities.

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89
119€ for two-seater
Quad Biking The Trek Country and Sensations, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

Our hike 3 hours revisited, with in extra a break at the heart of the village of Espelette, the discovery of the hot Pepper culture, a tasting of local products will wait for you to the Lorretik shop.

Hardly made uneven, technical passages, approximately 45 km, single or two-seaters, 3 persons minimum.

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119
80€ x 2 = 160€ for two-seater
Quad Biking Escape Raid 3 hours: a half-day Off Road, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

In the same spirit as the 2 hour ride, our Escape Raid will bring you on the runways of crests overhanging the beautiful village of Ainhoa, in the heart of a mountain massif rich in landscapes, surrounded with animals and evolving on technical passages.

Trial zones will allow you to surpass yourselves and to test the capacities of the quad.

Uneven areas, non-mandatory trial areas, approximately 45 km, strong sensations, single or two-seaters, approachable to all.

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119
80€ x 2 = 160€ for two-seater
Quad Biking Trek exploration 2 hours: the adventure any ground, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

During the hike our instructors will help you have a beautiful progress and make you run on magnificent paths between mountain and ocean, many meadows of the Rhune Mountain where you can estimate the Basque nature with views on the Pyrenean foothills, St Jean de Luz’s bay and all the Basque coast.

The first part of hike takes place on St Pée’s heights between savage landscapes and green forest of eucalyptus and oaks and you will evolve on easy tracks where you will quickly assimilate the piloting of quads.

We shall come down again in the valley and our target will be the crests overhanging the villages of Sare and Ascain, “here the landscapes are rather lunar, wild horses and vultures took up residence there “; 360 degrees views on the coast and lands are waiting for you!!!

Concerning sensation, our mountains allow you to have fun driving the quads, rises, descents, paths of crests, under wood and many other surprises wait for you …

The ride quad, one moment of sharing and feelings!!!

Gone up at high altitude, technical passages for those who wish it, approximately 35 km, guaranteed, single or two-seater, accessible sensations to all.

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89
58€ x 2 = 116€ for two-seater
Quad Biking Trek discovery (1 hour): live the adventure differently, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

A small hike (one hour) for those who want to test the quad bike and discover St Pée’s surroundings with the panoramic points of view on the coast and the Basque nature and its valleys. Our runways adapted to the practice will allow you to live a moment strong in sensation!!!

Weak ones made uneven, small technical zones secured for those who want it, approximately 15 km, single or two-seater, accessible to all.

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55
38€ x 2 = 76€ for two-seater
Quad Biking Raid Adventure One day, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

Driving our automatic quad bikes, you will leave alone or in a two-seaters quad, with a qualified monitor, his aim:  to disorient you, make you roll in safety, and explain you a lot of things about our beautiful country.

On the tracks of the smugglers, a gourmand stopover will wait for you in a typical public house of the Spanish side. The Raid adventure is also a moment of sharing around a good table!!!

An ideal hike for your groups, between friends or in couple to live a day full in nature and sensations.

Uneven areas, technical zones, approximately 90 km, 5 hours and a half of quad, single or two-seaters, approachable to all.

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170
110€ x 2 = 220€ for two-seater
Rafting & Wind Tunnel Flying, Languedoc-Roussillon
/ Aude, France, Languedoc-Roussillon

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017

Europe

River Rafting, Wind Tunnel Flying & Outdoor activities in Aude, France.

From June to September. 3 Days – air travel not included.

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590
Quad Biking Discovery training, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

For kids in search of sensations from 6 years … Discovery of the quad and its use, the techniques of bases, bend, slope under forms of playful exercises made by an instructor patented of state.

Take your handlebars!!! 4 sessions of rolling:

  • Use of quads and driving (15 min),
  • Work of mobility, bend (15 min),
  • Trial exercises, seesaw, slope (15 min),
  • Final team games (15 min)

Two hours long.

1 quad for 2 children, maximum age:  11 years

Our opening hours:

Summer season: From 10 am to 12 am (meeting at 9:30 am)
Off season: In the morning and afternoon on reservation.

For the activity please provide: sneakers, pants, long sleeves T-shirt, water, extra clothes.

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30
Quad Biking Birthday Pack, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

Come to celebrate your birthday on our basis with your friends, our purpose is to please you with adapted quad bikes, playful exercises, a coherent progress. Everything is made to give pleasure to your future champions!!!!

Take your handlebars!!! 4 sessions of rolling :

  • Use of quads and driving (15 min),
  • Work of mobility, bend (15 min),
  • Trial exercises, seesaw, slope (15 min),
  • Final team games (15 min)

A birthday party organized by our team with a birthday cake, drinks, candies and a little gift for your child.

Two hours long
4 children minimum
From 6 to 11 years old.
In the morning and afternoon on reservation.

For the activity please provide: sneakers, pants, long sleeves T-shirt, water, extra clothes.

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36
Paintball in the Basque Country, St Pée sur Nivelle
/ Aquitaine, France, St Pée sur Nivelle

Paintball in the Basque country is a Suspense activity for your holidays or weekend with friends or family.
Paintball is a tactical and fun sport, full of suspense between two teams on the same field with different games (Flags, Defending Mr. President, Attack – defense).
The parties are never the same, we create scenarios and themes that appeal to the team strategy, and the overtaking of oneself and especially many laughs and thrills with friends.
The game includes all equipment, launchers, paint ball, compressed air, and protective masks. Just come dressed with loose clothing and sneakers.
We look forward to seeing you in Lake Saint Pee, you will find yourself facing the Basque mountains, starting from the Rhune until Mondarrain, a natural setting where two paintball fields will be waiting.
Ideal for bachelor parties, girl groups, friends, sports clubs (Minimum group of 6)
Do not hesitate, join us at St Pee!!!
Conditions:
Minimum age 14 years (mandatory parental consent under 16)
Rate:
25€ for 200 balls

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25
5€ for additional 100 balls

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