Plage de la Franqui - France
beginner  choppy sand sea

What to expect at kitespot Plage de la Franqui?

In France, near the Pyrenees you’ll find kitespot Plage de la Franqui with a sandy beach and mostly flat water when Tramontane blows.

This local wind from the Northwest is named Tramontane. It’s present 85% of the time. When Tramontane is gone, Marin from the Southeast is your girl. In summer there is a rescue service. If you hit this spot in winter be sure that you're on the expert level.

Be aware that the wind is very gusty at kitespot Plage de la Franqui.

Get your gear or lessons at Kitepulsion or kitesurf shop Direct Wind.

Make sure to also check the secret Leucate kitespot.


From March to October is the best time.

Flat to choppy water.

Yes, from April to October, with sea wind.

Yes, 4:3mm from October to May, 2mm shorty from June to September.