groupe devant un van

Surftrip in an electric van in northern Spain


En résumé

Duration7 days and 6 nights
Group SizeMin: 6 / Max: 15
Departure and ReturnDax TGV station (1mn walk from our agency)
Head to the Spanish coast to discover our group surftrip in an electrically-powered van. Accompanied by passionate guides, Noémie & Kévin, travel along the Spanish coast during an extraordinary one-week stay, after picking up your van a 1-minute walk from Dax station. Zarautz, Laredo, Mundaka, San Vicente de la Barquera: these famous spots are just waiting for you. 

On the programme: daily surf lessons (equipment included) and complementary activities for an extraordinary group experience, as close to nature as possible, while retaining your independence.

En image

  • camper van avec des planches de surf
  • surfeur qui marche
  • paysage basque avec planches de surf
  • camper van dans la nature
  • moniteur de surf et son groupe
  • camper van dans la nature
  • gens qui profitent en exterieur avec leurs vans
  • camper van dans la nature

Itinerary & Program

Day 1: Dax to Sopela (219km)

Day 1: Dax to Sopela (219km)

15 km from the centre of Bilbao, cliffs and wild beaches follow one another along the coast before giving way to the small town of Sopela: quality surf sessions guaranteed ;)
Day 2: Sopela to San Vicente de la Barquera (158km)

Day 2: Sopela to San Vicente de la Barquera (158km)

Liencres is a gateway to the Cantabrian Sea and an ideal destination for those wishing to explore the wild coastline of northern Spain. A regular surfing spot, it's also a world-famous and much-coveted wave.
Day 3: San Vicente de la Barquera

Day 3: San Vicente de la Barquera

A former fishing village, San Vicente de la Barquera offers one of the most picturesque views of the Cantabrian coast, with its beaches, old village and, in the background, the exceptional backdrop of the Picos de Europa peaks.
Day 4: San Vicente de la Barquera to Somo's beach (78km)

Day 4: San Vicente de la Barquera to Somo's beach (78km)

Before crossing the border into Spain's French Basque country, stop off at Somo's beach for the night, opposite the lighthouse on the island of Mauro. From this beach, you can also admire the Palacio de la Magdalena and the city of Santander.
Days 5 & 6: Somo's beach to Saint Jean de Luz (217km)

Days 5 & 6: Somo's beach to Saint Jean de Luz (217km)

Biarritz & the Basque Coast, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Bayonne, Bidart... Let yourself be carried away by the sublime landscapes of the Basque country and its authentic, unspoilt places, and experience its customs, gastronomy and legends at first hand to round off your stay in style :)
Day 7: Saint Jean de Luz to Dax (37km)

Day 7: Saint Jean de Luz to Dax (37km)

The end! Back to Dax by 2pm. You can take advantage of the morning to stroll around Dax town centre and relax at the thermal baths on offer in the town.

Your guides

Noémie & Kévin

Noémie & Kévin

The founders of The Family Van, will be on hand to supervise your surfing retreat and make sure you have a stay that lives up to the experience they've created and want to share with you! We've imagined a trip that's all about discovering van roadtrips, electric power and travelling more frugally. We also wanted to discover the benefits of surfing, meet new people over a drink and discover a region we've fallen in love withThe Family Van invents its perfect recipe for a van holiday that's sporty, unusual and full of great encounters.



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The price is indicated per person and decreases according to the number of travelers with whom you decide to travel in your van. The price varies according to the time of year and is valid for a 6-night stay.
This price includesOne 100% electric van per bookingA travel guide5 surf lessons (equipment included)Accommodation for 7 nightsWelcome restaurantA meal pack (8 meals & 4 breakfasts)Free activities (skateboard lessons, slackline, visits, etc.)
This price does not includeFlights or other transport costs to and from DaxDrinks (soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, etc.)Excursions, extensions, other activities and paid servicesYour personal travel insurance (highly recommended)Breakage insurance for surfing equipment (optional but recommended)Any other supplement not included in the programmePersonal expenses e.g. restaurants, cafés, etc.

Our Citroën e-Jumpy vans

  • Built-in kitchen & fridge
  • Fresh water/waste water tank
  • Sofa & comb bed (140x190)
  • Outside shower & dry toilet
  • Shade sail, outside table and chairs
  • Clean bedding (fitted sheet...)
  • Gas bottle, toilet paper, washing-up liquid, sponges, etc. included
  • Autonomie : 330km
  • Recharging speed: 100Kwh
  • Automatic gearbox
  • Radar de recul
  • Climatisation & chauffage
  • Car radio & bluetooth
  • Rental information

    Booking conditions & vehicle insurance

    • The driver must be at least 19 years old
    • The driver must have held a category B driving licence for at least 1 year. The licence must have been valid for more than 1 year without interruption
    • Check the possibility of paying a deposit with our partner Swikly, which will serve as a guarantee for your trip
    • Our partner Allianz insures you for the duration of your trip (from the start of your stay to the end of your stay), for traffic-related damage (excess applicable)

    Pick-up time

    Day of departure: you can collect your van between 9.30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the day of departure directly from the agencyDay of return: you must return the van before 2pm on the day of return.


    Agency located 1 minute's walk from the Dax TGV station
    • From Paris : 3h30 by TGV from Gare Montparnasse
    • From Bordeaux: 1h15 by TGV
    • From Lyon: 2 hours by TGV to Paris then 3 hours 30 minutes by TGV to Dax
    • From Toulouse: 3h30 by train

    Parking during your stay

    If you come to the agency by car, you can leave it in our secure car park for the duration of your stay.


    1 traveller (privatised van)
    2 travellers (private van)
    3 travellers (privatised van)
    1 passenger (shared van)

    Available dates

    20% depositto reserve your placeFree cancellationup to 30 days before departure100% refundedif your departure is not confirmed

    Chèque vacances
    Payments in paper holiday vouchers and connect available