Home to the well-known waves of Hossegor, Mundaka and Supertubos, search beyond the fame, and you’re sure to find gold.

Europe is one of those places every traveller wants to tick off their bucket list. The long Atlantic Ocean coastline picks up swells from multiple directions, although winds can often be onshore. Winter time can see swell sizes rivalling those of the Hawaiian Islands though, so your patience may be rewarded.