Where to surf in Europe this summer
Praia do Amado, Algarve, Portugal: We'll start our trip in Portugal, specifically at the southernmost part of Europe's Atlantic coast.
Bordeira beach, Aljezur, Portugal: Bordoeira, also known as Carrapateira beach, works year-round.
Zambujeira do Mar, Portugal: This picturesque fishing village hosts one of the biggest music festivals in the country.
Costa da Caparica, Portugal: Continuing the trip up the coast, just before you reach the capital, Lisbon.
Costa da Caparica, Portugal: This laid-back coastal town is pretty regular throughout the year.
Guincho, Portugal: Praia do Guincho is located near Cascais, about a 30-minute drive from Lisbon.
Praia Grande, Sintra, Portugal: Sintra is a tourist hot spot, and the beaches in the area offer excellent conditions for surfing year-round.
Sintra, Portugal: Visiting the area is well worth it. Sintra is home to amazing palaces, castles, and beautiful nature.
Ericeira, Portugal: A few miles up the coast you will find Europe's only World Surfing Reserve—the beautiful Ericeira.
Ribeira D'Ilhas, Ericeira, Portugal: Ericeira is blessed with a number of world-class breaks.
Pedra Branca/Reef, Ericeira, Portugal: If you're a more experienced surfer who likes reef brakes, then you're in for a treat.
Supertubos, Peniche, Portugal: While not as consistent during the summer as other spots.