Discover ... Calvados coast

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The "Côte fleurie"

It is famous... casinos, racetracks, thalassotherapy, golf, beach, animate resorts on the coast.
You will be seduced by the charm of these resorts and their XIX century villas : Deauville.... his famous planks between cabins beaches and shores, its seaside villas make it a famous resort. Do not miss Cabourg, the "Romantic", ... Honfleur, the "impressionist", with its many art galleries, its port and its alleys, a source of inspiration for artists... Houlgate and its villas on the seaside..

The "côte de Nacre" and Bessin beaches

Discover the history of June 1944 landing through museums ans spots : Courseulles (Juno Beach), Ouistreham (museum of the landing of No. 4 Commando), Douvres la Délivrande radar, American military cemetry in Colleville, Arromanches, Point du Hoc ..

Only 10km from Caen, offer you a break on seaside and enjoy leisure offered in resorts on the Côte de Nacre : Hammam and thalasso in Luc/Mer, the Thalazur of Ouistreham care, fitness, relaxation.

Enjoy sandy beaches in Ouistreham, Luc sur Mer, Courseulles, St laurent sur mer, Asnelles .... Calvados beaches offer all sailing facilities.

Colors and flavors of Calvados seaside

Deauville beach


1944 landing beaches

Seaside gastronomy

For nature lovers, the "Marais de la Dives", as well as the "falaises des vaches noires" (between Houlgate and Villers) are to visit all year round. Not to be missed: The park Caloust Gulbenkian: a quiet place on the heights of Mount Canisy full of rare species.

For a nature walk, discover the "Pointe du Siège" near Ouistreham. You will discover a protected natural site. At the time of high tides, shrimp, crabs await you at the beach on côte de Nacre beaches and sports lovers will enjoy sea kayaking, sand yachting, speed sail...

Throughout the year, lots of cultural events are organized : Week of jazz in Villers:mer, romantic film festival in Cabourg, Asian and American film festivals in Deauville, local fairs,  stree animations ... without forgetting the weekly markets.

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Courseulles sur Mer

Le littoral du Calvados, 120 km de côte