Cap Romain Cliff National nature reserve

Pets accepted
This seafront cliff is located alongside the villages of St Aubin sur Mer and Bernières sur Mer and offers a vast array of fossils of great geological interest. This deposit is an extremely rare section that serves as a reference for the Jurassic period; fossil collection is strictly forbidden. Display case at the St Aubin sur Mer tourist office; guided tours are organised by the association Patrimoine Géologique de Normandie.
Free access to the site, information panels throughout.
Contact details

Cap Romain Cliff National nature reserve

Chemin du Cap Romain


Phone : 02 31 36 22 21


Free of charge


Pets accepted


Average time90 minutes -
Further informationGuided visit in F by appointment: 1hr30.
Visit in French


Minimum number of people 10
The 24ha cliff and estran of Cap Romain have been listed as a nature reserve because of their geological interest. This world-famous site dates back to the Jurassic Period. With over 90% of the land in the sea, the site also belongs to a network of protected marine areas. Display cabinets stand in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer Tourist Information (fossils and archaeological relics). Guided tours available from the APGN (Normandy Geological Heritage Association) who manage the nature reserve.

Further information

Environment : Cliff