The beaches of Seine Maritime offer a unique landscape in France. The coast of Normandy is made up of high limestone cliffs, sometimes reaching 100 meters, making access to the sea difficult in areas. This coast is called the Cote d'Albatre. These crumbly walls are attacked by the sea by eroding the base of the cliff, provoking a long rupture at the top. This is why approaching the cliffs in Seine Maritime is prohibited.
The different beaches in Seine Maritime are found in the valleys (plateau that gives access to the sea) such as Fécamp, Yport, Etretat or St Martin aux Buneaux. The beaches are made of stones with a few stretches of sand at low tide. The most important seaside destinations in this area are Dieppe and Le Havre. Fécamp and Etretat are known all around the world for their beautiful landscapes and typical coastline. The other destinations are confidential and generally little frequented even in the summer. We find several secret beaches in the north of Normandy that are accessible by the hidden valleys. Plages.tv unveils the different accesses for you.
To the south, passing over the Normandy bridge, we join the beaches of Calvados, marking the total rupture with vast stretches of sand. To the north are the beaches of the Bay de Somme with beautiful dunes and views of sand that stretch beyond what the eye can see.
Etretat is a seaside destination in Normandy in France located on the Cote d'Albatre between Le Havre and Fécamp. It is reputed for its high cliffs.More details
The resort of Yport is located north of Etretat (11 km away) and 7 km south of Fecamp. This former fishing port has retained its charm and has become a small seaside resort in Normandy.More details
About forty kilometers from Havre is the old fishing harbor of Fécamp and its beautiful stone beach with an important place on the Cote d'Albatre.More details
Le Havre, seaside resort since 1999, is located in the North of France. Second biggest port of France, it has also obtained the Family Plus label for it welcomes children with many clubs around the beach.More details
Dieppe is the oldest French seaside resort. It has the chance to possess the closest beach to Paris! In season, many traveling traders are installed along the beach making this town ideal for a weekend trip!More details
At ten kilometres from Etretat, Saint-Jouin-Bruneval has remained in the shadow of its famous neighbour. For family tourism, Saint-Jouin offers a nice alternative to the main sites of Normandy.More details
Vattetot sur Mer is ideally located on the Côte d’Albâtre between Etretat to the west and Yport to the east. The village is a few kilometres from the sea.More details
Veules-les-Roses is a small seaside resort in Normandy, located in the department of Seine-Maritime. Less than 30 km from the town of Dieppe, its coastline is part of the Côte d’Albâtre.More details
Located in the area of Caux, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is a small seaside resort full of charm and very family orientated. Natural and authentic, its coastline is part of the Albâtre Coast, and offers spectacular scenery with its cliffs and long beaches.More details