Grandcamp-Maisy

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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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 3.9 km (6 min)
Chief townCaen (at 63 km, 49 min)Saint-Pierre-du-Mont at 5.4 km (7 min)
DepartmentCalvadosLa Cambe at 5.5 km (6 min)
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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 trips for members of the association).
  • Sailing School : optimistic, windsurfing, catamaran, paddle, kayak... or being rented.
  • Guided tours of the oyster beds.
  • Horse -drawn carriage.
  • Maisy Battery : visit of a German battery.
  • Museum Rangers history of the storming of Pointe du Hoc.
  • Trails for hiking, cycling and equestrian.
  • Horseback riding : pony rides and horse riding.
  • 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 harbor.
  • Market every Tuesday morning.
  • Celebration of June 6
  • Sailing Festival in July.
  • Market every Sunday morning in July -August.
  • Regional market Thursday evening in July and August.
  • Pots of friendship free every Monday in July and August at the Fish Market.
  • Race & Ride Feast of the Assumption.
  • The Coquille St. Jacques Fest in December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Beaches and landing sites : La Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, Utah Beach, the German cemetery of La Cambe, American Cemetery at Colleville...
  • Regional Natural Park of Cotentin and Bessin : Park House ( bird observatory, exhibitions, events, guided tours).
  • Isigny -sur -Mer: dairy cooperative Isigny -Sainte -Mère, factory Caramels.
  • Exit kayaking in the marshes of Neuilly-la -Forêt and Pointe du Hoc.
  • Guided tour of a cider farm in Saint -Germain -du -Pert Wednesday afternoon.
  • Bayeux Tapestry of Queen Matilda, Old Bayeux Cathedral...
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Navigation in St-Vaast-la-Hougue BayNature and the outdoors45 €Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue (27 km)

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PHOTOS

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

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WEATHER

Sunday 1 February
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Min. 5°C - Max. 9°C
Monday 2 February
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Tuesday 3 February
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel de France  
7.8
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  
8.9
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
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    
8.8
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 
House 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 3 bedroomsB&b les oiseaux de passage     NEW
Isigny-sur-Mer
B & b « les Oiseaux de Passage », delightful Guest House, in a character dwelling, located at Isigny-sur-Mer (Calvados, Lower Normandy), in the regional park of the Cotentin and Bessin...
Located 10.2 km from Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 92 € to 95 € 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 330 € to 665 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsParc de loisir du Fort Samson  
8.7
Grandcamp-Maisy
Private rents in a pleasant holiday resort with heated pool (April to October) a luxurious new chalet with sea views, with 3 bedrooms for 6 persons. The estate is 2 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 265 € to 585 € 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
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 
66 places over 2,5 haCamping la roseraie d'omaha    
9.3
Surrain
Located in the heart of Omaha landing beaches, camping in Normandie. Le indulge in the heated indoor pool,
Located 14.6 km from Grandcamp-MaisyFrom 14.50 € to 18.90 € per day 

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HOTELS

Résidence Les Isles De Sola By Resid&co - Hotel in Grandcamp-MaisyRésidence Les Isles De Sola By Resid&co     
6.9
Grandcamp-Maisy
This residence is located in Grandcamp-Maisy, a short walk from the beach and fishing port. It offers, a large heated outdoor swimming pool and a wellness area with a sauna and hammam....
Located in Grandcamp-Maisy
Hôtel Le Duguesclin - Hotel in Grandcamp-MaisyHôtel Le Duguesclin     
6.4
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 64 €
Hôtel de France - Hotel in Grandcamp-MaisyHôtel de France    
7.7
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 from the sea. The Hotel de France offers fully equipped...
Located 8.8 km from Grandcamp-MaisyRoom from 63 €

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Le Lion D'or
This former 18th-century post office is now a charming hotel located in one of Bayeux’s oldest quarters. It offers 24-hour reception and is just 400 metres...
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Hôtel d'Argouges
This 18th-century hotel is situated in the heart of Bayeux. It is set back from the road, ensuring guests the calmness of...
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