Gros Banc Ornithological Reserve

Unaccompanied or guided tours (from April to October) following a programme developed by the Maison de la Nature et de l'Estuaire (Nature and Estuary Centre) in Sallenelles.
The Orne Estuary offers 350 hectares of preserved nature, now the property of the Conservatoire du Littoral (Coastal Conservancy) and the Calvados Council and including a 50 hectare ornithological reserve for the protection of seabirds.
2-mile marked discovery trail with explanatory panels. Unaccompanied tours, dogs accepted on a leash.
Binoculars are available on hire from the Maison de la Nature et de l'Estuaire in Sallenelles.
Contact details

Gros Banc Ornithological Reserve


Phone : 02 31 78 71 06


Free of charge
Base rate
Means of payment

Carte bleue

Debit cards

Postal or bank cheques


Eurocard - Mastercard


Opening times


From 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017

Further information

Environment : In the town centre, In the country