But why 100 years? It was in 1923 that the urbanization of the land linking the ocean to the town of Soorts began. A place essentially composed at that time of pines and a marine lake.
Thus was bornthe seaside resort of Hossegor.100 years later, Hossegor, or more precisely the town of Soorts-Hossegor, knows an international fame.
Throughout the year 2023 and tocelebrate this centenary, the mayor, Christophe Vignaud, wished that "this anniversary is an opportunity to toreturn to the roots of history, by going back to the crazy years, but also to take a picture of the present and to fully and serenely consider the future".