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Houlgate

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Houlgate - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados
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A remarkable architectural heritage:

The sumptuous Belle Époque villas are beautifully preserved. Their number and diversity constitute a rich and original. It reflects the architectural eclecticism that prevailed around 1900. Townhouses, cottages, villas, mansions, castles, to borrow large architectural Gothic, Renaissance or classical, they adapt freely.

The beach, a relaxing, walking and recreation:

The beach is family, every age has its pleasure, its rhythms, its attractions: beach volleyball, windsurfing, kite-surfing, water skiing, towed buoys, catamarans, sea kayaking, beach club, beach services, swimming school, initiation diving, water aerobics, kite flying, horseback riding. At low tide, it extends to the foot of the cliffs of "black cows" which is a remarkable fossil site.

Cultural, sporting and festive:

The variety of entertainment and leisure illustrates the dynamism of the resort. The gaming tables and slot machines casino, the European Film Festival in the fall, spring wind full Houlgate for lovers of sports and wind and FestiJazz end of August. Not to mention its 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, clubs, riding, climbing wall ...

Geographical information

MunicipalityHoulgate
Postcode14510
Tourism labels
Latitude49.3009130 (N 49° 18’ 3”)
Longitude-0.0751260 (W 0° 4’ 30”)
Surface area4.69 km²
Population2094 inhabitants
Density446 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (35 km, 32 min)
Insee code14338
IntercommunalityCC de l'Estuaire de la Dives
DepartmentCalvados
RegionNormandy

Nearest cities & towns

Dives-sur-Mer3 km (7 min)
Gonneville-sur-Mer3.9 km (7 min)
Auberville4 km (5 min)
Cabourg4.4 km (10 min)
Heuland6.6 km (9 min)
Grangues6.7 km (11 min)
Saint-Vaast-en-Auge6.7 km (9 min)
Villers-sur-Mer7 km (10 min)
Douville-en-Auge7.4 km (13 min)
Brucourt7.7 km (13 min)
Périers-en-Auge7.8 km (12 min)
Angerville9.3 km (16 min)
Branville9.5 km (10 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Villas on the Roland Garros Drive (© OT Houlgate)
Villas on the Roland Garros Drive (© OT Houlgate)
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Houlgate (© Frantz)
Houlgate (© Frantz)
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promenade seawall Sea View
promenade seawall Sea View
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Houlgate (© Frantz)
Houlgate (© Frantz)
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Festijazz
Festijazz
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Festival Plein wind
Festival Plein wind
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streets Festival
streets Festival
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Houlgate (© Frantz)
Houlgate (© Frantz)
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Houlgate (© Frantz)
Houlgate (© Frantz)
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Houlgate (© Frantz)
Houlgate (© Frantz)
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Houlgate (© Frantz)
Houlgate (© Frantz)
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Houlgate (© Frantz)
Houlgate (© Frantz)
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tubing
tubing
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Introduction to flying a plane
Sports sensations160 € to 600 € Le Havre (28 km)
Introduction to flying a helicopter
Sports sensations230 € to 460 € Le Havre (28 km)
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beaches
Sports sensations55 € to 210 € Asnelles (37 km)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Thury-Harcourt (46 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (26 km)
Saracens Path
HikeEasy3h00Condé-sur-Risle (50 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels