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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 seaside resort coastal Picard nestled between the Bay of Somme part of the closed circle of the twenty most beautiful bays in the world, the Marais Hâble Ault, come to stay where many migratory birds, and the green countryside.

Cayeux-sur-Mer got the Blue Flag. 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 lead permanently sustainable tourism development policy.

The history of Cayeux-sur-Mer is intimately linked to the sea world insofar as 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 popularity of sea bathing and with the advent of paid leave. Therefore, if Cayeux-sur-Mer has 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 the walks in all seasons and a multitude of very popular beach huts for visitors.

The gastronomy of the station is mainly based on seafood: indeed several restaurants offer traditional moules-frites (molds of mussel beds high in the Bay of Somme), and sauerkraut sea adorned with samphire (sea pickle). In addition to many dishes available Cayeux-sur-Mer 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
Population2673 inhabitants
Density101 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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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bay of Somme sightseeing tour
Nature and the great outdoors3 € to 6 € Cayeux-sur-Mer
Bay of Somme walk with a nature guide
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 12 € Le Crotoy (10 km)
Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors4 € to 8 € Le Crotoy (10.5 km)
Laser Quest
Sports sensations9 € to 20 € Berck (26 km)
Tour of Rambures Castle and its remarkable garden
Culture and education8 € Rambures (30 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)
Epitaph Walk
HikeEasy2h00Widehem (47 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels