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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
12 €
2h30 - 1 child
5 €


Association Aquarello Découvertes
+33 6 01 81 32 20
Languages spoken:

Practical information

EstablishmentPhoques Baie de Somme - Cayeux sur Mer - Saint Valery sur Somme - Le Crotoy - Ault
Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowActivity subject to weather conditions
In detail

Recommended boots.

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PaymentCheque, bank transfer, cash

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Places of interest nearby

The Bay of Somme (180 m)
Lighthouse of the Hourdel (200 m)
Beach of the Hourdel (260 m)
Headland of the Hourdel (330 m)
Beach of the Mollière (3.3 km)
Wood of the Pins (3.3 km)
Lighthouse of Cayeux (4.3 km)
Le Crotoy (4.6 km)
The Marquenterre park (5.7 km)
Canot de sauvetage Benoît-Champy (6 km)

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 2021Abbeville (23 km)
Saint-Riquier Festival
A big music festival in the Somme BayJuly 2021Saint-Riquier (29 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Brasserie du Centre
French cuisine26 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (5.5 km)
Aux Lilas de Mer
French cuisine25 € Le Crotoy (5.7 km)
Le Restaurant de la Mer Ba-Qua-Na
French cuisine45 € Cayeux-sur-Mer
Casino de Cayeux-sur-Mer
French cuisine25 € Cayeux-sur-Mer
Prince Mulard
French cuisine23 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (6.2 km)
Galerie 8 C'chic
French cuisine26 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (6.5 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Camping Rollers of Molliere
Campsite22 € to 38 € per day (2 pers / tent / car)Cayeux-sur-Mer
Holiday house Baie de Somme / la molliere
Vacation rental270 € to 620 € per weekCayeux-sur-Mer
Le Crotoy /Baie de Somme
Vacation rentalLe Crotoy (3.7 km)
The villa rooms with bay view
Bed & breakfast85 € to 125 € per double roomLe Crotoy (3.8 km)
Hôtel Restaurant des Aviateurs
Hotel85 € per nightLe Crotoy (4.1 km)
Pierre & Vacances Premium Résidence de la Plage
Hotel53 € to 166 € per nightLe Crotoy (4.2 km)
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