With 470 kilometers of coast, the region of Lower-Normandy (Basse-Normandie) in France is classified among the most open toward the sea, coming before Brittany, Corsica, and Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur. The beaches of Lower-Normandy offer very different landscapes.
The Cote Fleurie extends to Sallenelles to Honfleur (the border with Upper-Normandy). It is the coast the most well known and the most frequented with destinations like Deauville, Trouville, Cabourg and Houlgate. The beaches of Calvados are sandy and immense.
The Cote de Nacre (not to be confused with the coast with the same name in Corsica) is located to the west of the Cote Fleurie near Caen. It is also very touristic thanks to the popularity of sea bathing, we find several nice seaside destinations with beautiful sand beaches. We find many beaches in the area that were used in the landing of 6th June 1944.
The west coast are the beaches of the landings of the Manche (English Channel) that extend all the way to the bay of Mont Saint Michel and to the beaches of Brittany across from Jersey Island.
To the north, we attack the Cote d'Albatre and the beaches of Upper-Normandy. The landscapes consist of high cliffs and beautiful valleys.
Located on the Cote Fleurie, Deauville is without a doubt the most fashionable destination on this coast that extends to Villerville in Cabourg.More details
Located next to Deauville on the Cote Fleurie in Normandy, the seaside destination of Trouville has many resemblances with its neighbor.More details
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.More details
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.More details
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.More details
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 WarMore details
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.More details
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.More details