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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Cayeux-sur-Mer
Insee code80182
AltitudeFrom 0 to 15 meters
Surface26.29 km²
Population2698 inhabitants
Density102 inhabitants/km²


National labelBrutelles at 5.4 km (7 min)
Chief townAmiens (at 80 km, 67 min)Pendé at 8.6 km (14 min)
DepartmentSommeLanchères at 8.7 km (10 min)
RegionPicardySearch another town


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Cayeux-sur-Mer is a seaside resort coastal Picard nestled between the Bay of Somme, which is part of the circle of the twenty most beautiful Bays in the World, Marsh Hâble Ault, just stay where many migratory birds, and the green countryside.

History 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 Cayola. However since the 19th century the tourist economy has experienced a significant essort thanks to the popularity of sea bathing and the appearance of paid leave. Therefore, Cayeux-sur-Mer has a casino and villas "Belle Epoque" came to fill the hamlets of La Molliere 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 with visitors.

The cuisine of the resort 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 cucumber ). In addition to many dishes available Cayeux-sur-Mer are typical of the Maritime Picardie: the Leek Pie, the pie with potatoes and battered the cake is the dessert traditional meals or family celebrations. Finally, the side with or without prunes (called Pie Badrée) is the typical dessert Cayola.


  • Several activities are available to you at Cayeux-sur-Mer:
  • The Beach! Cayeux-sur-Mer has one of the longest beaches of the Picardy Coast with nearly 10 miles of coastline that give free rein to outdoor activities.
  • School of kite surfing in the bay of the Somme, ultra famous for the quality of teaching spot.
  • The Cayeux-sur-Mer Casino, the only casino in the Picardy coast, offers many slot machines as well as many dances.
  • A visit to the station and Canoe Rescue Benoit Champy, Historical Monument.
  • The Beach Club Mickey welcomes children in July and August.
  • Walking aboard the Petit Train de la Baie de Somme, leaving Cayeux-sur-Mer.
  • Visit La Maison de la Baie de Somme and Bird, which will allow you to understand the diversity of the Somme.
  • A visit to the Chapel of the Sailors, witness the rich maritime history of the station.
  • A visit to the fishing port of Hourdel, which offers one of the most beautiful views over the Bay of Somme and the opportunity to observe the largest colony of harbor seals France.
  • Walks on the boardwalk lined with colorful beach huts.
  • Walks on foot, horseback or bicycle through the many marked hiking trails of Marsh Hâble Ault, Pine wood and low fields.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Cayeux-sur-Mer
Leisure centresBeach of the Hourdel,   Casino of Cayeux-sur-Mer,   Central Beach of Cayeux sur Mer
MonumentsCanot de sauvetage Benoît-Champy,   Lighthouse of Cayeux,   Lighthouse of the Hourdel
Natural sitesBay of Somme,   Headland of the Hourdel


  • Markets (full year): Tuesday, Friday and Sunday morning.
  • Feast of St. Blaise Patron Saint of Cayola early February.
  • Coquillade (Great Feast of the Coquille St. Jacques): Each year in March.
  • Festival of Birds and Nature: April.
  • Concert on the Kiosk in downtown bridges of May, at the music festival and Saturday evenings in July, August and September.
  • Sea Festival (late July or early August, depending on the tide tables).
  • Triathlon Bay of Somme.
  • Flower Festival, parade floats, each year the day of 15 August.
  • Theatrical performances in the fall.
  • Harengade (Great Herring Day) each year in November.
  • Christmas Market.


  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, a medieval town with its fishing harbor, boat trips, visits to botanical gardens (10 km).
  • Ault and Onival, the Bois de Cise located 10 km on the cliff of chalk.
  • Marquenterre Park, 35 km.
  • Rambures Castle, 30 km.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Laser QuestSports sensationsFrom 9 € to 20 €Berck (26 km)

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Typical view of the boardwalk Cayeux-sur-MerTypical view of the boardwalk Cayeux-sur-Mer
Children's PoolChildren's Pool
Seals sea-calvesSeals sea-calves
Concert on the KioskConcert on the Kiosk
Aerial view of the resortAerial view of the resort
Short Tennis Cayeux-sur-MerShort Tennis Cayeux-sur-Mer
Kite surfing Cayeux-sur-MerKite surfing Cayeux-sur-Mer
Point Lighthouse HourdelPoint Lighthouse Hourdel
Cabins beach sea ​​Cabins beach sea ​​
beach cabins by the seabeach cabins by the sea
Cayeux LighthouseCayeux Lighthouse
Lighthouse CayeuxLighthouse Cayeux



A great destination for the nature lovers
Ault, Fort-Mahon-Plage, Le Crotoy, Mers-les-Bains and Saint-Valery-sur-Somme
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Sunday 25 January
Min. 0°C - Max. 5°C
Monday 26 January
Min. 5°C - Max. 9°C
Tuesday 27 January
Min. 4°C - Max. 6°C


French cuisine restaurantLe Restaurant de la Mer Ba-Qua-Na   NEW
SEASIDE - Feet in the water, almost! The restaurant La Mer Ba- qua-na Cayeux sur Mer is well named as it is located a few meters from the big blue. Prime location for a restaurant in...
Located in Cayeux-sur-Mer44 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe 1837 Victor Hugo Restaurant  
TRIBUTE TO THE ILLUSTRATED WRITER - Like Victor Hugo, live the Somme and cliffs at the forefront and make a gourmet meal in an entirely new setting, alternating baroque and modern atmosphere...
Located 8.9 km from Cayeux-sur-Mer34 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Bains - Hôtel du Port  
VIRGINAL - Faced with the immensity of the Baie de Somme in Saint Valery sur Somme specifically, Les Bains enjoys a privileged location between sea and land. Sit in an interior as contemporary...
Located 10.7 km from Cayeux-sur-Mer38 € per person 

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House with 3 bedroomsLa villa flore    
Very beautiful character house in a landscaped park of 2500 ° seaview. The 1st floor a large lounge or breakfast is served provides access to rooms. The soft colors and elegant decor...
Located 9.3 km from Cayeux-sur-MerFrom 66 € to 80 € the double room 
Villa with 5 bedroomsVilla Saint Georges    
Le Crotoy
In the wonderful resort of Le Crotoy, we have five comfortable bedrooms with magnificent sea views.
Located 10 km from Cayeux-sur-MerFrom 70 € to 85 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLes Vert-Linettes en Baie    
Le Crotoy
The Crotoy - Our Bed and Breakfast The Green-Linettes is an old typical farm Picardy located in the heart of the resort (only northern beach facing South) - In the quiet inner courtyard,...
Located 10.2 km from Cayeux-sur-Mer73 € the double room 

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House for 6 personsLa Valérine  
The Valerine, a house with old world charm, welcomes you in a quiet neighborhood. A path descends in a few minutes along the Somme, one in the Chapel of the sailors with views over...
Located 9 km from Cayeux-sur-MerFrom 390 € to 550 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsRoses et courtines  
Evelyne Cordier welcomes you in the old town near the medieval town at St. Valery, Baie de Somme, in an outbuilding of the property facing south.
Located 9.4 km from Cayeux-sur-MerFrom 370 € to 435 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsDevisme  
35 m², 2 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, terrace, private garden with trees.
Located 9.4 km from Cayeux-sur-MerFrom 320 € to 390 € per week 

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260 places over 6 haLe walric  
A comfortable, 4-star campsite situated in the heart of the Baie de Somme and next to the lovely Medieval Village of Saint-Valery-sur-Somme. You will discover several villages with...
Located 8.9 km from Cayeux-sur-MerFrom 19 € to 36 € per day 
125 places over 5 haLa safriere    
Between Saint Valery on the Somme and Crotoy, located in a village typical of Marquenterre, Camping The Safrière allows to renew a close relationship with nature and relax with your...
Located 14.5 km from Cayeux-sur-MerFrom 16.20 € to 18 € per day 
103 places over 2,5 haCamping de la motte    
During your stay in the Somme, put your bags in one of our mobile homes comfortable for up to 6 people and located on spacious plots. Campers install their tent, a caravan or motorhome...
Located 16.6 km from Cayeux-sur-MerFrom 22 € to 27 € per day 

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Madame Vacances Les Terrasses De La Plage - Hotel in Cayeux-sur-MerMadame Vacances Les Terrasses De La Plage     
The Residence enjoys an exceptional location right opposite Cayeux’s shingle beach, and within easy reach of all the local amenities. The complex comprises 76 comfortable apartments,...
Located in Cayeux-sur-MerRoom from 29 €
Hidden Bay Hotel - Hotel in Cayeux-sur-MerHidden Bay Hotel    
This stylish hotel is located just 200 metres from the beach in Cayeux-sur-Mer. Regional dishes with organic produce are served in the bistro, where jazz concerts are regularly organised....
Located in Cayeux-sur-MerRoom from 180 €
Logis Le Neptune - Hotel in Cayeux-sur-MerLogis Le Neptune     
Le Neptune offers colourful rooms with a wall-mounted LCD TV, free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom. Situated in Picardie, it is a 5-minute walk from Cayeux-sur-Mer beach and the casino....
Located in Cayeux-sur-MerRoom from 72 €

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Campanile Amiens - Glisy
Campanile Amiens – Glisy is conveniently situated just outside Amiens – Glisy airport and the access to the A29 motorway. It features air-conditioned rooms...
Holiday Inn Express Amiens
Holiday Inn Express offers comfortable guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. It is located in the centre of Amiens just 50 metres...
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