HOW TO FIND SPYDER SURF SHOP IN FRANCE:
THE HOME OF SURF-LONGBOARD.COM
Spyder Surf shop is located in the Medoc
region of France in the village of Montalivet (postcode: 33930) More
information at www.montalivet-info.com. Its about 2 hrs from Bordeaux and
1 hour north of Lacanau Ocean. This village is situated on the Cote de l'Argent
of the North Atlantic Coast.
By car from the north:
Leave the A10 at Saintes (J25) follow signs for Royan. Find the Bac (ferry). Crossing of the Gironde is about 30 min. Watch out for queues in high season. Follow the N215 to Soulac, then the D102 E1 until you reach Montalivet.
By car from the south:
Leave the Bordeaux ring road (junction 7). Follow the RN 215 passing Castelnau de Medoc, St-Laurent and Lesparre. Then left at the D102, passing through Vendays-Montalivet before Montalivet-Les-Bains.
Bordeaux Airport, on the west coast of France is "International" with regular flights from the UK and Europe. Plenty of car rental. If you fly yourself, there is a small airport open each weekend: Aerodrome Montalivet.
Bordeaux is connected to Paris by the TGV Atlantic. The ticket will get you as far as Lesparre in the summer. (15 miles from the shop). Then take the bus to outside the shop which will be waiting at the station.