Longues-sur-Mer

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TownLongues-sur-Mer
Insee code14377
Postcode14400
Latitude49.3363870
Longitude-0.6963180
AltitudeFrom 0 to 77 meters
Surface12.29 km²
Population657 inhabitants
Density53 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townCaen (at 38 km, 40 min)Commes at 3.1 km (4 min)
DepartmentCalvadosManvieux at 3.3 km (4 min)
RegionLower NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The common Longues-sur-Mer is famous for his role during the Second World War. The Germans had built on cliffs defense component of the Atlantic Wall. We can now see the battery of German artillery guns with its origin.


SIGHTSEEING

  • St. Mary's Abbey :
  • This Benedictine abbey founded in 1168 by Hugh Wac is attached to the abbey of Hambye in the Channel.
  • Abbey St. Mary full of grace its serene the visitors who come to discover it.
  • Tours on Thursday afternoon.
  • Address: 17, rue de l'Abbaye - 14400 Longues-sur-Mer.
  • Tel. : +33 9 63 04 59 47.
  • German Battery Longues-sur-Mer :
  • A major work of the Atlantic Wall at the top of a cliff overlooking the Normandy landing beaches, the German coastal defense battery played a strategic role on 6 June 1944. Consisting of four bunkers and a fire control station it is the only battery to have kept its original guns, even those who fired on Allied ships, the D-Day morning
  • Individual guided tours from April to October : 10:15 to 11:45 - 2:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. (duration: 1 hour). Tours are conducted by national tour guides in French and English. Tickets on-site or in the Bayeux tourist offices and Port -en- Bessin ( 25% off adult price ).
  • Guided tours for groups all year by appointment, in French, English and German.
  • Information for Intercommunal Tourist Office of Longues-sur-Mer, 1 route of 7 June 1944, tel. : +33 2 31 21 46 87, from late June to late August or Bayeux Tourist Office on +33 2 31 51 28 28.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Longues-sur-Mer
Leisure centresBeach of Longues sur Mer

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

D-Day Festival: the appointment is made each year on 5 June, the night they arrived, a large moving spectacle will honor those who sacrificed their lives for freedom and peace on the website of the battery Longues-sur-Mer.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Since Abbey Mondaye up Abbey Longues-sur-Mer, through the cathedral of Bayeux, there is a circular walk along the Aure. This highly spiritual journey to discover, between sea and farmland, the wealth of religious Bessin.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beachesSports sensationsFrom 55 € to 210 €Asnelles (8.1 km)

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PHOTOS

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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau La Chenevière  
9.6
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
Château La Chenevière the restaurant welcomes you every day for dinner in a beautiful setting. True boutique hotel and luxury, the place you dazzle all its splendor. The chef offers...
Located 4.5 km from Longues-sur-Mer56 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAu Trou Normand  
8.5
Bayeux
Near the Jardin des Plantes in Bayeux, Au Trou Normand is a restaurant with an original concept : enjoy your meal in old barrels Calvados. In the kitchen, Chef honors Norman gastronomy...
Located 5.8 km from Longues-sur-Mer21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Pommier  
8.5
Bayeux
Le Pommier opens its doors in the heart of the capital of the Bessin. In a relaxed and refined, room or terrace for sunny days, warmly welcome you Lhuillerie spouses. Working with small...
Located 6.7 km from Longues-sur-Mer32 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLa magnanerie    
8.7
Manvieux
Located in the heart of the landing beaches of Normandy, this old farm of the eighteenth century will seduce you with its garden with ponds that combines the sound of the fountains...
Located 2.7 km from Longues-sur-MerFrom 70 € to 90 € the double room 
Manor house with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes    
9.7
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
At the heart of the landing beaches, in a manor and its church ranked twelfth century. Calm and rest assured, in green next to the golf Omaha Beach, Bayeux and its tapestry. Ideal for...
Located 4.3 km from Longues-sur-Mer90 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsArroplace-Arromanches    
8.8
Arromanches-les-Bains
Arromanches, is a historic site in the center of the essential high places of the Normandy landings. Arroplace bed and breakfast situated on the seafront facing the remains of the artificial...
Located 5.4 km from Longues-sur-MerFrom 97 € to 102 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 5 personsMaison a 100 m du port. Mer. commerces  
9.2
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
House sinner is 100 m from the port. Wed shops. With its courtyard and private parking cottage consists of ground floor of a kitchen with a dining area plus a sofa bed, a bathroom and...
Located 4.5 km from Longues-sur-MerFrom 400 € to 620 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsGîte dans maison en pierre  
9.5
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
Lodging in a stone house 100 meters from the sea. port. Shops fishing port. Parking deprive type f 2 ground floor with fitted kitchen with dining area with sofa bed for 2 people plus...
Located 4.5 km from Longues-sur-MerFrom 280 € to 390 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsGîte dans maison en pierre
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
Lodging in a stone house 100 m from the sea port and commercial town with its courtyard and garden at his desk. DRC OF 40 meters with his piece meal vivre. Cuisine equipped with sofa...
Located 4.5 km from Longues-sur-MerFrom 300 € to 430 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
30 places over 0,5 haCamping les bas carreaux    
9.3
Tracy-sur-Mer
Small family campsite located 10 minutes walk from the beach of Arromanches. It offers 30 pitches with partial sea views, electricity, health and bakery service and pizza in July and...
Located 4.5 km from Longues-sur-Mer13.20 € per day 
160 places over 10 haChâteau de Martragny  
Martragny
Camping 4 star family 160 pitches, 4 tents lodge, two cottages and 5 guest rooms in the castle. Pool, tennis and playground for children. The bar & brasserie, the grocery store and...
Located 11.9 km from Longues-sur-MerFrom 27.20 € to 33.50 € 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 12.3 km from Longues-sur-MerFrom 14.50 € to 18.90 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel La Rosiere - Hotel in Longues-sur-MerHotel La Rosiere     
8.3
Tracy-sur-Mer
La Rosiere sits in a peaceful and green setting, 3 km from the D-day Beach area. It offers a quiet Norman backdrop ideal for your visit to the region. Set in a vast landscaped park,...
Located 3.5 km from Longues-sur-Mer
ibis Bayeux Port En Bessin - Hotel in Longues-sur-Meribis Bayeux Port En Bessin     
8.2
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
The ibis Bayeux Port en Bessin is located in the heart of the fishing village near the D-Day landing beaches, Golf course Omaha beach and in a seaside town full of charm and attractions...
Located 4.2 km from Longues-sur-MerRoom from 56 €
Chateau La Cheneviere - Hotel in Longues-sur-MerChateau La Cheneviere     
9.3
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
At Port-en-Bessin, situated between the D-day landing beaches and the town of Bayeux in the heart of historic Normandy, stands the charming 18th century Chateau La Chenevièr. The chateau...
Located 4.3 km from Longues-sur-Mer

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Pierre & Vacances Village Club Normandy Garden in Branville in the Normandy region of France offers cottage-style houses and apartments with furnished...
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Château de Bellefontaine
Located 800 metres from central Bayeux and its cathedral, this 18th-century mansion offers elegant guest rooms and a traditional...
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