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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
2:30 - 1 person
15 €
2:30 - 1 child
7 €
2:30 - 20 people
250 €
2:30 - 30 people
300 €


Association Aquarello Découvertes
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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.

Establishment policy

PaymentCheque, bank transfer, cash

Opening times

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Places of interest nearby

The Bay of Somme (910 m)
Lighthouse of the Hourdel (950 m)
Headland of the Hourdel (960 m)
Beach of the Hourdel (990 m)
Beach of the Mollière (2.7 km)
Wood of the Pins (2.8 km)
Lighthouse of Cayeux (3.7 km)
Le Crotoy (5.3 km)
Canot de sauvetage Benoît-Champy (5.4 km)
Central Beach of Cayeux sur Mer (5.8 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 countrysideFrom 20 to 28 april 2024Abbeville (24 km)
Saint-Riquier Festival
A big music festival in the Somme BayJuly 2024Saint-Riquier (30 km)
Dieppe International Kite Festival
The sky turns multi-coloured to promote an unusual art formSeptember 2024Dieppe (47 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le Restaurant de la Mer Ba-Qua-Na
French cuisine46 € Cayeux-sur-Mer
Pizzeria La Farfalla
Italian20 € Eu (19.9 km)
La Verrière - Casino Partouche de Berck-sur-Mer
French cuisine39 € Berck (22 km)
Casino JOA - Le Tréport
French cuisine35 € Le Tréport (22 km)
Hostellerie de la Vieille Ferme
French cuisine48 € Criel-sur-Mer (25 km)
Le Pour Koi Pas
French cuisine35 € Criel-sur-Mer (26 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Domaine de la Baie de Somme, suite Vanadis
Holiday house Baie de Somme / la molliere
Vacation rental320 € to 590 € per weekCayeux-sur-Mer
Villa mathieu
Vacation rental420 € to 490 € per weekCayeux-sur-Mer
Escale en Baie de Somme
Aux Trois Jean
HotelLe Crotoy (4.7 km)
Camping les 3 Sablières
CampsiteLe Crotoy (4.9 km)
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