Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

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TownSaint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Insee code14562
Postcode14750
Latitude49.3308330
Longitude-0.3928960
AltitudeFrom 2 to 30 meters
Surface3.03 km²
Population2220 inhabitants
Density732 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsLangrune-sur-Mer at 1.7 km
Chief townCaen (at 17.8 km, 25 min)Bernières-sur-Mer at 2.1 km
DepartmentCalvadosLuc-sur-Mer at 3.1 km
RegionLower NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Resort nicknamed "Queen of iodine." At low tide, the rocky banks along the coast to discover, saturating the air with iodine and seaweed fucus to which they lay.

Created by the will of Napoleon 3rd in 1851, the city of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer combines in perfect harmony the past and the present. This fishing village offers a new youth during the Roaring Twenties with the construction of a seawall promenade lined with villas 1800 m or rococo art deco, which have kept their charm.

Located in the heart of the landing beaches, the waterfront has in his much harm suffered little from the war.

A constant effort reclamation has preserved the character so typical of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer.

The buildings of the waterfront open many passages to the narrow alleys of the old town where a few old fishermen's houses are vigilant guardians of the past.

Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer but is also a station listed in modernity. Beautifully flowered it offers the joys of sandy beach, water sports and other activities such as tennis and horse riding. The dreamer of the dyke walk flânera preserved cars, admire the sunsets from the many terraces facing the sea, will go through the alleys of the market so colorful Sunday or visit the shops of the old town.

Evening concerts and casino style Art Deco animate the city.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The sandy beach, the seawall promenade.
  • The old town.
  • Activities: watersports, tennis, horse riding ...
  • The Cliff Cape Romain also known as "Castel", is located at the western end of the beach of Saint-Aubin, before arriving at Bernières-high 6 to 7 meters maximum, it shows three sets of layers: at the base, multiple limestone beds continuous and horizontal, in the middle of the sponge reefs gradually cover wrinkles bedded sand and are traversed horizontally at their upper part by an erosion surface (1 and 2 are limestones of Middle Jurassic) at the top, a layer of gravel irregular ferruginous, with scattered pebbles and sand, is a quaternary marine deposits range, higher than the current one. This layer is topped by thick silt brownish continental contemporaries of the last glaciation. This site is of great geological and paleontological interest.
  • The Mother Goddess, Gallo-Roman statue, a copy of which is visible to the Office of Tourism, was found in 1943 by a German officer archeology buff, it also began to date a Gallo-Roman villa and a well . The original statue we molding is limestone of Caen, measuring 1.40 m and date from the late first century or early second century. It is a well-known deity of the Gallo-Romans, the Mother Goddess. This deity is a representation Gallic mother earth, giver and guarantor of food abundance, venerated by prehistoric man and the Celts. She is the goddess of fertility.
  • The German anti-tank gun 50 mm in bunker, the last remnant of the Second World War. This gun is located at the west end of the seawall promenade, the corner of Pasteur and Rue Canet. The direction of the gun to the ground makes this gun a unique site in the heart of the Canadian (Juno) the landing beaches.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Leisure centresBeach Saint-Aubin,   Casino of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Market: Sunday.
  • Numerous concerts.
  • Empty granaries end-July.
  • Acadian Week in August.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

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NameType of activityPriceTown
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beachesSports sensationsFrom 55 € to 210 €Asnelles (13.9 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 September
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Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
Sunday 21 September
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Min. 13°C - Max. 17°C
Monday 22 September
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Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant du casino  
7.4
  SPECIAL OFFER
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
JOA TO TABLE - The JOA Restaurant du casino welcomes you twenty minutes from Caen and Bayeux in the charming seaside resort of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer. His team is friendly, diverse entertainment...
Located in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'As de Trèfle  
8.6
Bernières-sur-Mer
NUGGET NORMAN - At Bernières-sur-Mer, on the famous Côte de Nacre and the landing beaches, L'As de Trèfle and white Moorish-style building will charm you at first glance. Refined and...
Located 2.8 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer55 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Escapade
Luc-sur-Mer
VIEW ON THE COAST OF PEARL - Ideally located, the Escapade is facing the sea and the beach. Only 1h30 from Paris and 15km from Caen, Luc-sur-Mer offers all the charm of Calvados in...
Located 3.1 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer26 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLe Petit Clos Fleuri    
9.5
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Labelisé-Gites de France Charmance -3 ears. In an old Norman small farm, nestled in a garden with trees and very beautifully landscaped flower garden, a series of 3 bedrooms upstairs,...
Located in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer64 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLe grenier a sel    
8.7
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Label Gîtes de France Charming in France recommends Likhom, Saturday lunch. At 150 m from the sea, this old barn stone Creuilly 1850 is a step off point for seeing the landing beaches...
Located in Saint-Aubin-sur-MerFrom 88 € to 90 € the double room 
Manor house with 4 bedroomsLe Prieuré de Langrune    
9.1
Langrune-sur-Mer
In the center of the landing beaches in a typical village of the Bessin beachfront you will find on the ground floor two guest rooms tastefully decorated in the traditional stone house....
Located 1.7 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-MerFrom 30 € to 90 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsVilla Audrey  
9.8
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Rent house 200 meters from the beach of St Aubin sur Mer (landing beaches). All shops and leisure facilities (swimming pool, tennis, horse riding, bike rentals to the tourist office...
Located in Saint-Aubin-sur-MerFrom 380 € to 600 € per week 
House for 4 personsVilla Marylou  
10
Bernières-sur-Mer
Located in a seaside resort, this cottage offers all the amenities on site (water sports, equestrian...). Landing beaches and Caen nearby. Cottage cottage type. Ground floor: kitchen,...
Located 1.8 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-MerFrom 380 € to 730 € per week 
Chalet for 4 personsVilla Marylou location 200 m de la plage  
8
Bernières-sur-Mer
Located in a seaside resort, this cottage offers all the amenities on site (water sports, equestrian...). Landing beaches and Caen nearby. R.. Dc kitchen, living room with sofa bed...
Located 2.3 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-MerFrom 280 € to 550 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
220 places over 4,5 haLa capricieuse    
8.5
Luc-sur-Mer
Family camp located 50 meters from the sea and close to shops. Pitches for tents, caravans and camper. Chalets and mobile homes. Camping labeled 'Quality Camping'
Located 3 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-MerFrom 14.24 € to 17.55 € per day 
277 places over 7 haCamping les hautes coutures    
7.8
Bénouville
Camping located in the heart of the landing sites (beaches, museums, cemeteries), 10 km from Caen and 2.5 km from the sea and the beach and with direct access to the Caen Canal. Family...
Located 12.6 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer24 € per day 
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 17.5 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer13.20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Saint-Aubin - Hotel in Saint-Aubin-sur-MerLe Saint-Aubin     
7.4
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Located in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, this seafront hotel offers a nautical themed restaurant and bar with views of the sea. Free Wi-Fi and free private parking are available on site at...
Located in Saint-Aubin-sur-MerRoom from 65 €
Le Clos Normand - Hotel in Saint-Aubin-sur-MerLe Clos Normand     
7.9
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Le Clos Normand is located on the seaside, in the Côte de Nacre coastal resort of Saint Aubin-sur-Mer. The hotel offers nautical-themed rooms facing the sea. Free Wi-Fi is available...
Located in Saint-Aubin-sur-MerRoom from 52 €
Hotel de Normandie - Hotel in Saint-Aubin-sur-MerHotel de Normandie    
6.8
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Hotel de Normandie is a charming hotel, set just 50 metres from the beaches in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer. It offers free private parking and a garden. The large room has a jazz-themed décor...
Located in Saint-Aubin-sur-MerRoom from 45 €

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Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence & Spa Houlgate
Located on the Butte de Caumont hilltop with panoramic views of Houlgate, this residence is just a 15-minute walk from the beach and town centre. It offers...
Calvados
Résidence Pierre & Vacances Green Beach
Providing free access to the solarium, 2 swimming pools and children's playground, this residence is ideally situated in...
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