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Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Cayeux-sur-Mer

Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Cayeux-sur-Mer
Nature and the great outdoors

Le hourdel - Cayeux-sur-Mer

A naturalist guide invites you to share his passion of Somme, Grand Site de France. Seal out more than just hiking the two species you will recognize these seals in the bay and discover the history of adult seals and their babies. The guide will revive the old days of verrotières, sailors and fishermen to foot. You will discover the flora of the dune, the pebble cord and animal or plant life inhabiting the sand and sea and shorebirds.

Duration : 2 : 30. Level 2 : 2 to 4 km away. Provide boots, beach shoes or old shoes, weather permitting. Meet at the foot of the lighthouse of Le Hourdel (6 km from Cayeux sur Mer and 8 km from Saint Valery sur Somme).


Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme
2h30 - 1 person
10 €
2h30 - 1 person
4 €


Languages spoken:

Practical information

EstablishmentPhoques de la Baie de Somme - Somme - Tourisme
Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowActivity subject to weather conditions
In detail

Recommended boots.

Establishment policy

RatesDiscounted rates on a sliding scale
PaymentCheque, cash

Opening times

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Places of interest nearby

The Bay of Somme (130 yd)
Lighthouse of the Hourdel (160 yd)
Beach of the Hourdel (220 yd)
Headland of the Hourdel (290 yd)
Beach of the Mollière (2.1 mi)
Wood of the Pins (2.1 mi)
Lighthouse of Cayeux (2.7 mi)
Le Crotoy (2.8 mi)
The Marquenterre park (3.5 mi)
Canot de sauvetage Benoît-Champy (3.7 mi)

Access itinerary

8 km from Saint Valery sur Somme, 20 km from Crotoy, 20 km from Abbeville, 25 km from Tréport (76), 60 km from Dieppe (76) and 80 km from Amiens.

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Bird and Nature Festival
A gathering for escapism and relaxation at the heart of the countrysideApril 2019Abbeville (14.2 mi)
Saint-Riquier Festival
A big music festival in the Somme BayJuly 2019Saint-Riquier (17.9 mi)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Brasserie du Centre
French cuisine20 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (3.4 mi)
Le Quai n° 05
French cuisine36 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (3.7 mi)
Le Restaurant de la Mer Ba-Qua-Na
French cuisine35 € Cayeux-sur-Mer
Les Bains - Hôtel du Port
French cuisine35 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (4.1 mi)
World food55 € Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont (4.9 mi)
Le Fiacre
French cuisine53 € Quend (8 mi)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Le Parc Aux Huitres
Hotel65 € to 80 € per nightCayeux-sur-Mer
Camping Rollers of Molliere
Campsite19 € to 37 € per day (2 pers / tent / car)Cayeux-sur-Mer
Holiday house Baie de Somme / la molliere
Vacation rental255 € to 590 € per weekCayeux-sur-Mer
Le Crotoy /Baie de Somme
Vacation rentalLe Crotoy (2.3 mi)
Le Crotoy - ​​House with character with garden
Vacation rental690 € to 990 € per weekLe Crotoy (2.4 mi)
Aux Trois Jean
Hotel82 € to 108 € per nightLe Crotoy (2.4 mi)
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