Praia da Areia Branca is a beautiful vibrant small village, located in the Portuguese west coast, just a few miles north of Lisbon. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and with an amazing sandy coastline that stretches up to 12 km/7.4 mi long, this place is considered to be the European surfing mecca, having hosted many national and international surfing competitions.
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Surfing in The Magdalen Islands, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec Canada
This area has a lot of points in its favor, like natural and marine beauty, cultural architecture, many museums and a very fine cuisine. That’s why Magdalen Islands attract many people from all over the world. This place gives you the opportunity to discover all the beauty of the archipelago and plenty of options for the vacations of a lifetime.
Here you can combine your pleasure with adventure, as this area is famous for wind activities. Surfing in Magdalen Islands will be an extraordinary experience, because the place offers everything you need for the best surfing. The enormous mass of water in the archipelago creates a gentler climate. During summer, the temperature of the water gets up to 18°C/64.40°F. What is more, wind speed varies from 17 to 40 kph (9 to 22 kn). The wind’s best direction is from the south-west in summer, while its winter best direction is from the north-west.
Also, for those who have never tried surfing, a school is available to teach them how to get in touch with the wind activities. After this exiting experience, you can continue having fun in one of the most impressive cafes, restaurants and accommodations that you easily find nearby.
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