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In the surrounding area

On the sea side, discover the Côte Fleurie, Camping la Pommeraie** in Cabourg is ideally located for exploring the Côte Fleurie, which extends from Cabourg to Honfleur

and which brings together the most emblematic places of the Normandy coast.

Its famous seaside resorts:


Dives sur Mer

William the Bastard, Duke of Normandy, chose the Dives estuary in 1066 to assemble his fleet and set out to conquer England. Follow in the footsteps of William the Conqueror and take the opportunity to discover the history of Dives between the Middle Ages and the Belle Epoque.

Start with the Village of William the Conqueror, a former post house, the oldest part of which dates from the 15th century where Henri IV, Madame de Sévigné, Louis XIII stayed… 
Do not hesitate to cross the door of the Tourist Office to admire the stained glass windows

"Musician Angels" from the 14th century as well as a fresco painted in

19th century retracing Guillaume's visit to Dives. 

Continue your visit in the direction of the medieval halls, from the beginning of the 15th century and on Saturday mornings, take advantage of the market very famous for its very good local products.  
You can also discover, on the Place des Halles, the 17th century Manoir de Bois-Hibout, built by Leduc de la Falaise, former valet ennobled to Louis XIV. 

Take a short detour to visit the 11th century Romanesque church, enlarged in the 14th and 15th centuries, an old place of pilgrimage whose oldest part: pillars of the choir, an arcade and a vault, were initiated by William the Conqueror . Heritage steeped in history, open your eyes, you will see remarkable stained glass windows on the birth of the legend of Christ Saint Savior, the list of names of the 475 companions of Guillaume, more than 400 graffiti of sailors engraved on the walls, the hole to lepers, an opening that allowed sick people

of leprosy to be able to attend the office without entering the Church. 

The history of Dives sur Mer is also a century of metallurgical activity. You will find the workers housing estates, the Belfry (listed as a historic monument), Port Guillaume, located on the site of the former Tréfimétaux factory which employed up to 2,000 people, the towpath (place where Guillaume gathered his troops: 15,000 men) which is today a preserved natural space where you can observe specific fauna and flora.  

Without forgetting an unusual place to visit: the Blue House, listed as a Historic Monument, its garden is full of small buildings covered with mosaics made from recycled materials.



One of the most beautiful villages in France.

Former stronghold of the Harcourt family, located in the heart of the Pays d'Auge, on the road to
Cider, you will fall under the charm of this village classified among the most beautiful
towns in France.

Beuvron-en-Auge looks like a postcard with its houses in
half-timbered, its halls, stud farms and mansions scattered throughout the countryside.



Famous seaside resort offering an astonishing spectacle with its 650 m of boards, its multicolored parasols as far as the eye can see and its bathing cabins that carry 

the names of great stars of American cinema.


Deauville is also a resort renowned for its large prestigious hotels, its luxury boutiques, its casino, its racetracks and of course the American film festival.


Characteristic of the Belle Epoque, you will be charmed by the visit of Villa Strassburger, listed as a Historic Monument, built in 1907 by Henri de Rothschild on the site of a farm belonging to

to the family of Gustave Flaubert.


Trouville will charm you with:

Its fishing port, sa boardwalk, its Savignac promenade, built in 1867, its Belle Époque villas,neo-Norman style as well as the fish market. It is a typical, traditional and unmissable place in Trouville, built in 1935, has been classified as a historical monument since 1992.

You can enjoy seafood here.


Its 1912 casino, listed as a historical monument. The Villa Montebello, built in 1865, typical of the seaside residences of the Second Empire, has been a museum since 1972.

Don't hesitate to take the Escalier du Serpent, also known as the 100-step staircase, at the top of which you can enjoy picturesque views of the sea, the roofs and facades of Trouville.



During your stay at Camping la Pommeraie in Cabourg, be sure to visit Honfleur, one of the most beautiful spots in Calvados:


The Old Basinand with its 17th and 18th century houses, listed as historical monuments


Saint Catherine's Church, XVth Century, is entirely built in wood. Its roof is in the shape of a double upturned boat hull and its bell tower is separate.

It is the largest wooden church in France.


The Chapel of Our Lady of Graceoverlooks Honfleur.

From there, you can admire the Pont de Normandie, the Seine and Le Havre


The salt cellars, built in the 17th century, made it possible to store nearly 10,000 tons of salt used to preserve cod. Do not miss to visit:


The Navy Museumwhere you can admire models, engravings and objects that will allow you to discover the maritime history of the city.


The Eugene Boudin Museumwhere you can admire

paintings by Norman artists such as Monet, Boudin, Courbet…


The Satie Houses, a surprising museum dedicated to composer-musician Erik Satie. You will also discover many art galleries because painters have always been attracted to Honfleur. Get off the beaten track, don't hesitate to stroll through the alleys of old Honfleur to discover unusual places likeLa Forge, and in a maze of alleys and canals,

in the tanners' quarter, the small Tripot garden.


Naturospacewhere you can admire, in a huge greenhouse that reproduces the conditions of a tropical forest ecosystem, about sixty species of butterflies and birds. Open your eyes !


In terms of nature, Camping la Pommeraie** in Cabourg is ideally located for exploring the fauna and flora of preserved natural areas:


Bay of Sallenelles

Orne Estuary Sometimes nicknamed the Petite Somme, the Baie de Sallenelles is the largest protected natural area on the Calvados coast.Composed of mudflats, marshes and salt marshes, it is a real refuge for migratory birds which take advantage of this haven of peace to se to rest during their long journey.


Go on foot or by bike, on the discovery trails to appreciate the richness of the fauna and flora. There is so much to discover. From the top of the 6 m observation tower, you will have a breathtaking panoramic view of the Orne estuary. Everything is dedicated to nature, take advantage, as a family, to visit the Maison de la Nature and thus realize

the richness of this preserved natural environment.


Varaville Marsh

At the foot of the campsite, go for a walk in the Varaville marshes, you can get there on foot, by bike or even on horseback. You will discover a landscape totally different from that of the seaside but just as soothing. 


Take advantage of this escapade and admire the fauna and flora of the marshes. Open your eyes, there is so much to discover.

Maman Cygne et ses oeufs dans le marais de Varaville.jpg

cliffs of
Black Cows

More than 100 meters high, they extend over 4.5 km between Houlgate and Villers sur Mer. The name "Vaches Noires" comes from the words of sailors, evoking the presence of large blocks of chalk crumbling at their feet on the beach. and covered with algae, which seen from the sea, looked like a herd of cows grazing quietly at the foot of the cliffs.


A protected natural site in Calvados, the cliffs of the Vaches Noires come from the accumulation of Jurassic marine sediment deposits, around 160 million years ago. For lovers of fossils, keep an eye out, between the rocks, you can have fun unearthing them.   To explore this exceptional site, it is strongly recommended to opt for the organized guided tours because beware of the tides.

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