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Houlgate seaside resort of Normandy

 

Houlgate is located in Normandy on the flowery coast, 2h's drive from Paris , you can also come by train, the station is in the town centre.
The resort is naturally a homelike place offering rest and entertainment by the sea or in the countryside.
Shopping, leisure activities, everything you need for children and adults : fine sand beaches, casino, cinema, concerts, festivals, beach services, clubs for children,  18-hole golf, tennis, horse-riding, miniature golf, walks, kite-surfing, sailing and other water activities in this  resort having the "France Station Nautique" label.
The "Falaises des Vaches Noires" or the cliffs of the Black Cows (an archeological and environmental listed site) are a worldwide-known archeological site via their exceptional aspects.
The remarkably protected and varied seaside heritage of Houlgate is highlighted via guided tours.
The atmosphere of the shopping streets of Houlgate and the market every Thursday under the covered marketof the 19th century liven up the resort.
Any time you can go shopping being just a step away from the beach
Its unrivaled architectural sumptuousness due to its remarkably protected and varied seaside heritage is highlighted via guided tours.
Its historical medieval past can be found in the Cascade, the house of Fishermen, the Mill of Landry, the column of William the Conqueror…. The seaside heritage stands out in the resort thanks to its 300 protected villas, the two ancient great hotels and the casino. St-Aubin's church and the protestant temple has showed the cohabitation of the two religions for nearly 150 years.
The tourist and sports facilities will delight all the family : The tourist office is open all the year round, beach services, clubs for children, 18-hole golf, tennis, horse-riding, climbing, miniature golf, hiking, kite-surfing, sailing and other water activities for this resort with the "France Station Nautique"quality label.
The festive and varied cultural programs  : cinema, library open to everyone that organises cultural entertainment, free concerts with international popular music classical music festival, reading and theatre festivals, photo competitions for children and adults, treasure hunt, nature working groups, day of regional heritage, European film festival, lectures, days of cultural heritage,  "Houlgate Plein Vent" wind festival.

All this in a unique natural setting : hiking tracks and breathtaking panoramas around the resort and of course the "Falaises des Vaches Noires" or the cliffs of the Black Cows (an archeological and environmental listed site) which represent a worldwide-known archeological site via their exceptional aspects and landscapes!

 

Cultural heritage presentation

Houlgate, « the treasure of the flowery coast »

Houlgate has been called « the treasure of the flowery coast » for 100 years, not surprising for it has kept the charm of the "Belle Epoque" with its 300 villas built in the middle and at the end of the 19th century with eclectic and neo-Norman styles. Thus, the resort is known as a « seaside architectural reference » Read more...

There is such a richness as regards the cultural heritage that you are offered various guided tours. You are offered a travel through times and countries while contemplating facades… It's the principle of the architecture known as « eclectic » : all the styles are represented.
Houlgate has an « imposing » additional advantage « Les Falaises des Vaches Noires » stretching on 6km and culminating 100 metres high. Of scientific and environmental interest this site delights walkers, scientists and fossil lovers (visits of the paleo).
These cliffs are covered with a vegetation proper to temperate zones : thorny shrubs or sea buckthorns and give shelter to a sedentary fauna that can be observed all the year long  : black-headed gulls, gulls and various mammals.

 

Nearby

 

From the Mont Saint-Michel to Houlgate, from Houlgate to the cliffs of Etretat, discover or rediscover the landscapes, the cultural heritage, the traditions and typical features of the gorgeous region of Normandy.

 

To discover

 

Trouville, Deauville, Honfleur, the landing beaches, the Cathedral of Bayeux, the Basilica of Lisieux,the American cemetery, the Memorial of Caen, the Mont Saint-Michel, the cliffs of Etretat, the cider trail, the Norman Switzerland...

 

Useful addresses

 

  • Memorial of Caen: Tel. 02 31 06 06 60
  • • "Société des Régates de Dives" Houlgate. Water sports: Tel. 02 31 24 23 12,
  • •  Fly Surf school: Tel. 02 31 79 89 56,
  • • "Les Planches" night-club: Blonville: Tel. 02 31 87 58 09,
  • • Golf of Houlgate: Tel. 02 31 24 80 49,
  • • Shetland Club: Horse-riding - Tel. 02 31 28 94 41
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