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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 child
4 €


+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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Places of interest nearby

The Bay of Somme (20 yd)
Lighthouse of the Hourdel (30 yd)
Beach of the Hourdel (80 yd)
Headland of the Hourdel (190 yd)
Beach of the Mollière (2.2 mi)
Wood of the Pins (2.2 mi)
Le Crotoy (2.7 mi)
Lighthouse of Cayeux (2.8 mi)
The Marquenterre park (3.5 mi)
Canot de sauvetage Benoît-Champy (3.8 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 countrysideFrom 13 to 22 april 2019Abbeville (14.2 mi)
Saint-Riquier Festival
A big music festival in the Somme BayFrom 3 to 12 july 2019Saint-Riquier (17.8 mi)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Brasserie du Centre
French cuisine20 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (3.3 mi)
Le Quai n° 05
French cuisine36 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (3.6 mi)
Le Restaurant de la Mer Ba-Qua-Na
French cuisine35 € Cayeux-sur-Mer
Galerie 8 C'chic
French cuisine20 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (4 mi)
Les Bains - Hôtel du Port
French cuisine35 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (4 mi)
World food55 € Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont (4.9 mi)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The River Canche
HikeEasy2h30Montreuil (19 mi)
Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant
HikeEasy1h00Long (22 mi)
Launch site of the Second World War V1
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Maulvis (24 mi)
Epitaph Walk
HikeEasy2h00Widehem (26 mi)
The Mont Saint Frieux Dunes
HikeEasy3h00Dannes (26 mi)
The three castles
HikeIntermediate4h00Courcelles-sous-Moyencourt (35 mi)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Le Parc Aux Huitres
Hotel45 € to 94 € per nightCayeux-sur-Mer
Camping Rollers of Molliere
Campsite22 € to 37 € per day (2 pers / tent / car)Cayeux-sur-Mer
Holiday house Baie de Somme / la molliere
Vacation rental255 € to 570 € per weekCayeux-sur-Mer
Le Crotoy /Baie de Somme
Vacation rentalLe Crotoy (2.2 mi)
Aux Trois Jean
Hotel79 € to 104 € per nightLe Crotoy (2.3 mi)
Camping La Ferme de Mayocq
Campsite16 € to 20 € per day (2 pers / tent / car)Le Crotoy (2.4 mi)
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