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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Courseulles-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Courseulles-sur-Mer is a resort located in the department of Calvados in Normandy.

On D-Day beaches and more specifically on the sector "Juno Beach" and the Côte de Nacre, north of Caen, Courseulles has a large sandy beach and two marinas.

Geographical information

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Latitude49.3334059 (N 49° 20’ 0”)
Longitude-0.4573650 (W 0° 27’ 27”)
AltitudeFrom 1m to 51m
Surface area7.92 km²
Population4239 inhabitants
Density535 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (19.8 km, 24 min)
Insee code14191
IntercommunalityCC Bessin Seulles Mer
RegionLower Normandy

Nearest cities & towns

Graye-sur-Mer2.5 km (6 min)
Bernières-sur-Mer3.1 km (7 min)
Banville4.4 km (7 min)
Reviers4.7 km (9 min)
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer5.4 km (11 min)
Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer6 km (10 min)
Bény-sur-Mer6.3 km (10 min)
Ver-sur-Mer6.8 km (10 min)
Colombiers-sur-Seulles7.2 km (11 min)
Amblie7.6 km (13 min)
Langrune-sur-Mer7.6 km (14 min)
Basly7.7 km (10 min)
Tierceville8.2 km (11 min)
Fontaine-Henry8.5 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Juno Beach : Canada's only museum on the landing beaches and memorial site. Open daily and closes in January. Information +33 2 31 37 32 17.

Museum of Courseulles. Open from June until Heritage Days in September every day except Tuesday from 15h to 19h. Free. Information +33 2 31 37 70 00.

Lorraine cross in memory of General de Gaulle.

Logis lace. Opened in July and August on Thursdays from 14h30 to 17h. Free.

Discover the city in a small train.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Market on Tuesday and Friday morning.

In July and August Sunday morning market on the harbor and the night market on Saturday night.

Festival of the Sea in mid-August.


Beach and pier Courseulles
Beach and pier Courseulles
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Pier Courseulles
Pier Courseulles
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Station Courseulles
Station Courseulles
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Courseulles Beach
Courseulles Beach
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Beach Courseulles
Beach Courseulles
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Port Courseulles
Port Courseulles
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Monday 30 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C
Tuesday 31 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C
Wednesday 1 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Courseulles-sur-Mer is ideally located in the heart of the historic site of the landing beaches of June 6, 1944.

On a circuit of 80 km, you can move up to the Pointe du Hoc, through the American Cemetery and Holy Mother Church, and across the Coast you can go to Deauville Cabourg, Honfleur.

You can also visit Le Mont-Saint-Michel to 130 km.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beaches
Sports sensations55 € to 210 € Asnelles (9.3 km)
Introduction to flying a plane
Sports sensations160 € to 600 € Le Havre (45 km)
Introduction to flying a helicopter
Sports sensations230 € to 460 € Le Havre (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cotentin Peninsula
Car itineraryEasy7h00Carentan (56 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals