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Cayeux-sur-Mer

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

Cayeux-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme
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Cayeux-sur-Mer is a family resort coastal Picard nestled between the Somme Bay, which is part of the closed circle of the twenty most beautiful bays of the World, the Marais Hâble Ault, come to stay where many migratory birds, and the green countryside.

Cayeux-sur-Mer was awarded the Blue Flag 2015. Created by the French office of the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe in 1985, the Blue Flag values ​​each year municipalities and marinas that carry a permanently policy of sustainable tourism development.

The history of Cayeux-sur-Mer is intimately linked to the world of the sea since the fishing and collecting pebbles for centuries has provided meals and income Cayolais. However since the nineteenth century the tourist economy has boomed thanks to the vogue of sea bathing and then with the advent of paid leave. Therefore, Cayeux-sur-Mer has developed a casino and villas "Belle Epoque" came to fill the hamlets of La Mollière and Brighton.

Today, the beach is always lined Cayeux-sur-Mer its boardwalk which allows for walks in all seasons and a multitude of beach huts very popular for visitors.

The gastronomy of the station is mainly based on seafood: in fact several restaurants offer the traditional moules-frites (mussels in mussel beds high in the Bay of Somme), and sauerkraut sea adorned with samphire (sea pickle). Also available Cayeux-sur-Mer several dishes are typical of the Maritime Picardie: the Leek Pie, the pie with Potatoes and the Beaten Cake is the traditional dessert pizza parties or family. Finally, the side with or without prunes (called Pie Badrée) is the typical dessert Cayolais.

Geographical information

MunicipalityCayeux-sur-Mer
Postcode80410
Tourism label
Latitude50.1792299 (N 50° 10’ 45”)
Longitude1.4934340 (E 1° 29’ 36”)
Surface area26.29 km²
Population2698 inhabitants
Density102 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAmiens (80 km, 1h07)
Insee code80182
IntercommunalityCC de la Baie de Somme Sud
DepartmentSomme
RegionPicardy

Nearest cities & towns

Brutelles5.4 km (7 min)
Pendé8.6 km (14 min)
Lanchères8.7 km (10 min)
Bourseville9.3 km (11 min)
Woignarue9.9 km (11 min)
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme11.5 km (16 min)
Vaudricourt11.6 km (14 min)
Friville-Escarbotin12.1 km (16 min)
Tully12.2 km (17 min)
Saint-Blimont12.9 km (16 min)
Friaucourt12.9 km (12 min)
Ault13.3 km (14 min)
Estréboeuf13.9 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

Typical view of the boardwalk Cayeux-sur-Mer
Typical view of the boardwalk Cayeux-sur-Mer
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Seals sea-calves
Seals sea-calves
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oceanfront Beach huts
oceanfront Beach huts
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Sailing School
Sailing School
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Kite surfing Cayeux-sur-Mer
Kite surfing Cayeux-sur-Mer
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Lighthouse Cayeux
Lighthouse Cayeux
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Child Pool
Child Pool
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oceanfront Beach huts
oceanfront Beach huts
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Concert on the Kiosk
Concert on the Kiosk
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Aerial view of the resort
Aerial view of the resort
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Cayeux-sur-Mer tennis Court
Cayeux-sur-Mer tennis Court
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Point Lighthouse Hourdel
Point Lighthouse Hourdel
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Lighthouse Cayeux
Lighthouse Cayeux
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Weather

Sunday 5 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 25°C
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Monday 6 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 27°C
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Tuesday 7 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 26°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Cayeux-sur-Mer
Laser Quest
Sports sensations9 € to 20 € Berck (26 km)
Laby Parc amusement park
Nature and the great outdoors990 € Saint-Josse (36 km)
Opalaventure - Adventure trail
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 23 € Camiers (44 km)
Tour and tasting at an organic cider cellar
Local flavours350 € Osmoy-Saint-Valery (44 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The River Canche
HikeEasy2h30Montreuil (37 km)
Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant
HikeEasy1h00Long (38 km)
Launch site of the Second World War V1
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Maulvis (39 km)
The Mont Saint Frieux Dunes
HikeEasy3h00Dannes (47 km)
Visit to Folie Forest
Village visitEasy1h00Lammerville (57 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

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