Images of Normandy's most beautiful beaches

The Manche with its long sandy beaches, the Chausey Islands, the Cotentin coastal paths ideal for hikes... Calvados with its chic and family seaside resorts... Seine Maritime and its famous cliffs... Here is a selection of some of Normandy's most beautiful beaches

Family beaches

In Normandy, several seaside resorts boast the Famille Plus label (website in French).

The beach club search engine will surely be of interest to parents as well.

Urban beaches

If you're looking for bustling seaside resorts, to enjoy some cultural activities after a walk on the beach or even just go shopping, you'll like Granville, Cherbourg, Caen, Deauville-Trouville, Le Havre, Dieppe, Fécamp...

Romantic beaches

Cabourg is nicknamed the Romantics' beach. The film festival Romantic Days is held there every year. Deauville and its boardwalk where Claude Lelouch's film A Man and a Woman was shot. Honfleur and its picturesque old dock. Not forgetting Etretat with its famous cliffs lit up at night.

The D-Day Landing Beaches

Sword, Juno, Gold, Omaha, Utah, the Pointe du Hoc, Sainte-Mère Eglise... People still remember these names and many allied soldiers left their lives their. Find our more about D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

The closest beach to Paris

Dieppe is the closest beach to the capital.

By train, Deauville-Trouville and Le Havre can easily be reached within 2 hours from Paris-Saint-Lazare.

The Mont-Saint-Michel bay and its quick sands

The Mont-Saint-Michel and its bay were added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. This unique site perched on a rocky islet in the midst of vast sandbanks is exposed to powerful tides. From Coutances to the Mont-Saint-Michel you will find a preserved coast with extensive beaches and marshlands where the diversity of wildlife, such as seals, fish and birds makes it ideal for nature lovers.