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Beaches on the seaside resorts of the Calvados department in France

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Map of Calvados beaches and seaside destinationsHonfleur Benerville Tourgeville Blonville Villerville Villers sur Mer Hermanville sur Mer Lion sur Mer St Aubin sur Mer Courseulles sur Mer Arromanches les Bains Colleville sur Mer St Laurent sur Mer Vierville sur Mer Graye sur Mer Trouville sur Mer Deauville Ouistreham Cabourg Houlgate Colleville Montgomery Langrune sur Mer Bernieres sur Mer Luc sur Mer Varaville Franceville Longues sur Mer Manche beaches Normandy

The coastline of Calvados in Normandy extends over 120 kilometers from Honfleur to north of Isigny sur Mer to the south. We find many seaside destinations in Calvados with immense sand beaches and beautiful norman villas on the seafront. The most well-known destinations are found in Deauville, Cabourg or Quistreham. Next to these stars of Calvados are many smaller destinations waiting to be discovered and ideal for a calm vacation and far from the crowds that we find on the Mediterranean beaches.

The beaches in Calvados are best when discovered at low tide so you can see the vast stretch of sand that becomes a real playing field for kids (beach games, shellfishing, swimming).

The Norman Coast in Calvados is divided into three zones. The Cote Fleurie which is found around Deauville. It is the most hip coast and the most reputed. Cote Nacre is found in the suburbs of Caen and is very authentic and familial. Cote du Bessin is full of history with the beaches of Debarquement. The coastline is more rough with its high cliffs.

To the west, you reach the beaches of the Manche department and the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel.

List of beaches on the seaside resorts of the Calvados department

Beaches in Deauville

Beaches in Deauville (Calvados)

Located on the Cote Fleurie, Deauville is without a doubt the most fashionable destination on this coast that extends to Villerville in Cabourg.

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Beaches in Trouville-sur-Mer

Beaches in Trouville-sur-Mer (Calvados)

Located next to Deauville on the Cote Fleurie in Normandy, the seaside destination of Trouville has many resemblances with its neighbor.

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Beaches in Luc-sur-Mer

Beaches in Luc-sur-Mer (Calvados)

Luc-sur-Mer is a small seaside resort located in the department of Calvados, south of the Seine Bay and in the heart of the Côte de Nacre. The city of Caen is located about fifteen kilometers from there.

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Beaches in Langrune-sur-Mer

Beaches in Langrune-sur-Mer (Calvados)

Langrune was nicknamed « the children’s beach » in the 50s for its tranquility and friendliness and it does not fall in its reputation since a few decades later it is still as popular.

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Beaches in Ouistreham

Beaches in Ouistreham (Calvados)

The seaside resort of Ouistreham is located in the department of Calvados in France. It played an important role during the Second World War and its territory is located on Sword Beach.

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Beaches in Colleville-Montgomery

Beaches in Colleville-Montgomery (Calvados)

Colleville-Montgomery is a small village of Calvados by the sea, in Basse-Normandie. Located on the Côte de Nacre, it remained in history for its beach which was one of the 5 landing beaches during the Second World War

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Beaches in Cabourg

Beaches in Cabourg (Calvados)

The seaside destination of Cabourg is without a doubt the star of the Cote Fleurie. Known for its romanticism and architecture, it is full of charm and attracts numerous tourists all year long.

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Beaches in Bernières-sur-Mer

Beaches in Bernières-sur-Mer (Calvados)

The little resort of Bernières-sur-Mer is famous for being part of the Juno Beach area, one of the five allied landing beaches. The village retains its authenticity with its beautiful villas.

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Beaches in Houlgate

Beaches in Houlgate (Calvados)

The resort of Houlgate is situated in Normandy, in the heart of the Pays d'Auge. There is a large sandy beach in Houlgate divided into two sectors.

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