We're sort of obsessed with the idea of learning how to surf. Sure, we're terrified that we'll kill ourselves somehow, but we still want to learn. Biarritz, a seaside town on France's Atlantic coast, has long been a surfing destination. Located in the Basque region, Biarritz may lie on the beach but the area is flush with mountains that abut Spain.
Not convinced? Take a look for yourself--and click on "Caption" to see what it is you're looking at. And if you've been there--send us your photos!