Grandcamp-Maisy

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Grandcamp-Maisy
TownGrandcamp-Maisy
Insee code14312
Postcode14450
Latitude49.3886960
Longitude-1.0417060
AltitudeFrom 0 to 34 meters
Surface14.85 km²
Population1756 inhabitants
Density118 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsCricqueville-en-Bessin at 3.2 km
Chief townCaen (at 63 km, 49 min)Géfosse-Fontenay at 4.5 km
DepartmentCalvadosSaint-Pierre-du-Mont at 4.9 km
RegionLower NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Second fishing port of Calvados, Grandcamp-Maisy is a coastal village where you can discover the activities of trawlers, water sports and enjoying the beach with the family (fishing from the shore, supervised swimming, playground ...). You can enjoy fresh fish, oysters and scallops Jacques in its many restaurants staking the port and waterfront

A few steps from the landing beaches and Parc Naturel Regional des Marais du Cotentin and Bessin Grandcamp-Maisy your stay you will discover a powerful story (ancient architectural heritage farms and churches, castle ruins Duguesclin, Landing Sites 1944, Architecture Reconstruction ...) and natural landscapes of extraordinary diversity (coastal marshes, woods ...).


SIGHTSEEING

  • Fishing port and marina.
  • Beach.
  • "The Grandcopaise" old-rigging historical monument docked in the port of Grandcamp-Maisy (possibility of boat trips for members of the association).
  • School of Sailing: optimistic, windsurfing, Living (class 8) ... current or rent.
  • Guided tours of the oyster beds.
  • Horse-drawn carriage.
  • Maisy Battery: a visit to a German battery.
  • Ranger Museum: History of the assault of Pointe du Hoc.
  • Trails for hiking, cycling and equestrian.
  • Horseback riding: pony rides and horse.
  • Possibility to rent bikes at the Intercommunal Tourist Office in July and August.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Isigny-Grandcamp
Leisure centresCentral Beach of Grandcamp Maisy
Natural sitesHeadland of Maisy,   Rock of Grandcamp

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Fish Market every morning on the port.
  • Market every Tuesday morning.
  • Sailing Festival in May.
  • Celebration of June 6
  • Market every Sunday morning in July and August.
  • Regional market Thursday evening in July and August.
  • Pots of friendship free every Monday in July and August at the Fish Market.
  • Race & carnival of the Assumption.
  • La Coquille Saint-Jacques Fest in December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Beaches and the landing sites: La Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, Utah Beach, the German cemetery of La Cambe, the American cemetery at Colleville ...
  • Regional Nature Park of Cotentin and Bessin: Park House (bird observatory, exhibitions, events, tours).
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: dairy cooperative Isigny Sainte-Mère, factory Caramels.
  • Exit kayak in the marshes of Neuilly-la-Forêt.
  • Guided tour of a cider farm in Saint-Germain-du-Pert Wednesday afternoon.
  • Bayeux Tapestry of Queen Mathilde, Bayeux-old cathedral ...

PHOTOS

View of the fishing portView of the fishing port
 
Marina Grandcamp-MaisyMarina Grandcamp-Maisy
HarbourHarbour
 
Scallops Jacques de GrandcampScallops Jacques de Grandcamp

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 14°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 10°C - Max. 12°C
Saturday 26 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel de France  
9
Isigny-sur-Mer
Located in Normandy Isigny-sur-Mer, Hôtel de France invites you to his table. You'll love the neat, cozy and rustic notes, as well as attentive hospitality that awaits you. Behind his...
Located 8.8 km from Grandcamp-Maisy23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Omaha  
8.5
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
Traditional restaurant, seafood, fish., Grilled meats. Fresh produce. Very nice location on the famous Omaha Beach. Covered terrace with sea views, heated in the evening, jardin. Grand...
Located 11.8 km from Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 15 € to 25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantD Day House  
9
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
On the Day House enjoys an excellent location on the most famous landmark of D: Bloody Omaha beach. Visitors from around the world on this beach. Local cuisine based on seafood dishes...
Located 11.9 km from Grandcamp-Maisy23 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 5 bedroomsManoir de la riviere    
9
Géfosse-Fontenay
Barely time to contemplate the sunset over the sea and as a lookout in the bay as coming from nowhere Manor River rolls out its high silhouette whose strange square tower recalls its...
Located 4.2 km from Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 70 € to 90 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLe clos monfort  
Colombières
Halfway between Bayeux and St. Mere Eglise and located in the park of marshes, the closed monfort, farmhouse, beautifully restored character offers a place to stay for tousceux who...
Located 9.8 km from Grandcamp-Maisy60 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLa perelle des marais    
9.6
Colombières
Ideal for a family holiday this guest house built in a typical home bessin assure you peace and comfort. After a hearty breakfast, enjoy exploring the many sights in our beautiful region....
Located 10.4 km from Grandcamp-Maisy47 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Mobile-Home for 8 personsMobil-home bord de mer 8 personnes
Grandcamp-Maisy
Beautiful mobile hôme the center of the landing beaches on a plot of 200m ² in a residential park nice closed and guarded with heated pool, petanque, table tennis, games for young children,...
Located in Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 315 € to 660 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsParc de loisir du Fort Samson  
9
Grandcamp-Maisy
Private rented in a nice area with pool heated (May-September), a luxurious new chalet with sea view, composed of 3 rooms for 6 people. The area is located two steps from the landing...
Located in Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 250 € to 600 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsChalet bord de mer 6 personnes
Grandcamp-Maisy
The chalet is in a residential park very nice, and kept closed with heated pool, petanque, table tennis, your parking is in front of your chalet, situated in the center of the landing...
Located in Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 255 € to 580 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
25 places over 3 haCamping du fort samson (aire naturelle)   
8.9
Grandcamp-Maisy
Our Natural camping area is open from April 27 to October 13. This is a family friendly site, where you will find peace and quiet, thanks to the great outdoors in nature. Kids have...
Located in Grandcamp-Maisy10.80 € per day 
13 places over 0,5 haCamping des pommiers   
9.2
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La Cambe
Open 01.04/30.09.13 small camping places. Welcoming, clean, quiet. Installed under the trees, 5 km from the sea (grandcamp-maisy) - 10 km from vierville (big sandy beach. And in the...
Located 4.2 km from Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 10.35 € to 10.90 € per day 
164 places over 5 haUtah Beach    
9
Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
Family camping on beaches. Chalets and mobile homes, many summer activities, heated pool, sauna, jacuzzi...
Located 10.8 km from Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 20 € to 28.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Le Duguesclin - Hotel in Grandcamp-MaisyHôtel Le Duguesclin     
6.3
Grandcamp-Maisy
Situated near the Grandcamp-Maisy’s port, this hotel has a 24-hour reception and features en suite rooms, a restaurant and meeting rooms. Free private parking and free Wi-Fi are available...
Located in Grandcamp-MaisyRoom from 56 €
Hôtel de France - Hotel in Grandcamp-MaisyHôtel de France    
8.1
Isigny-sur-Mer
In the small town of Isigny sur Mer, the Hôtel de France, former relay station, is located at the bottom of the bay of Veys 3 km (1.8 miles) from the sea The Hotel de France offers...
Located 8.8 km from Grandcamp-MaisyRoom from 63 €
Logis Hotel Du Casino - Hotel in Grandcamp-MaisyLogis Hotel Du Casino     
8.2
Vierville-sur-Mer
Logis Hotel Du Casino is located on Omaha beachfront, 500 metres from the D-day Museum and 3km from Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. It offers 2 different restaurants with terraces....
Located 10 km from Grandcamp-MaisyRoom from 110 €

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Hôtel les Bains de Cabourg - Thalazur
Located in Cabourg, Hôtel les bains de Cabourg - Thalazur is set opposite the sea and offers an on-site thalassotherapy centre. You will have free access...
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Camping des pommiers
Camping calme, propre. Au milieu des plages du débarquement, mer à 5 km, village 2 km. 1 location.
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