Category Archives: european tour

Last post of the European Summer Tour Blog 2011

It’s too bad that such a great adventure must come to an end, but United Surf Camps European Summer Tour 2011 is finished and so is the blogging about it. I thought that I would sum up the trip in … Continue reading

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Last waves of the trip

In my blog post “First wave of the trip” I promised to come back to you with a clip at the end of the journey to see if I have improved my surfing skills. Watch this clip to judge for yourself. … Continue reading

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Surf camp Hossegor

Now I see why Hossegor is considered to be “the surfing capital of Europe”. This place has endless beaches with legendary breaks such as La Nord, La Graviére and Capbreton to name a few, and the whole town eradiates surfing. … Continue reading

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Surf camp Santander

Arriving to the Surf camp in Santander I was greeted by the surf camp manager, Damian. He put me in their upgraded accommodation, a double room in a hotel, and I sure wouldn’t argue with that treatment! The closest beach … Continue reading

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Heading back to Spain

From the point that I took off from Porto it didn’t take long before I passed the border to Spain. I was met by a verdant Galicia with winding roads through narrow mountain passes, deep valleys and dense forests. Mountain … Continue reading

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Surf camp Porto

So how would I describe Porto? That’s an easy one: “Surf and the city”, because surf camp Porto offers a great mix of surfing and urban tourism. One of my first days in Porto, the surf camp manager Rodrigo (a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Surf camp Lisbon

The surf camp outside Lisbon is located at Praia das Macas; a beach with golden sand, clear sea and the village offers restaurants wherever you look. When we arrived at the accommodation, we were overwhelmed by all of the decorations … Continue reading

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