Seaside sunsets in Normandy

Whether you’re taking a romantic evening stroll, enjoying a drink with friends or are out and about with the family, no-one can resist a beautiful sunset by the seaside. Here are some of our finest for you to factor into your holiday to Normandy!

BARNEVILLE-CARTERET

The sand dunes around this seaside town are simply stunning, situated in a protected conservation area and overlooked by the romantic ruins of an old church – the perfect place from which to watch the sun go down.
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THE BAY OF THE MONT-SAINT-MICHEL

While the Mont-Saint-Michel is the most visited French visitor attraction outside Paris, the beautiful bay that surrounds it is also UNESCO listed, less crowded, and full of picturesque spots from which to watch the sunset.
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THE CHAUSEY ISLANDS

France’s very own Channel Islands, Chausey sits 15km off the coast of Granville and is made up 365 islets at at low tide, making it the largest archipelago in Europe! Stay at the one hotel on Chausey and enjoy a romantic sunset in complete solitude on your own desert island.
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ETRETAT

The seaside resort of Etretat is best known for its cliffs, which were famously captured on canvas by the Impressionists. Not only is the light here truly magical as the sun sets, but the cliffs are also lit up at night, so it really is worth seeing and soaking up the special atmosphere!
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FÉCAMP

Just down the road from Etretat you’ll find the fishing port of Fécamp, home to Bénédictine liqueur and a long maritime tradition. Take a sunset stroll along the harbour and enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding cliffs, two lighthouses and fishermen’s boats coming in. Find out more about Fécamp

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