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Cayeux-sur-Mer

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

Cayeux-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme
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Cayeux-sur-Mer is a seaside resort on the Picard coast, nestled between the Baie de Somme, which is part of the closed circle of the 20 most beautiful bays of the world, the Marais du Hâble d'Ault, where numerous migratory birds and the green countryside come.

Cayeux-sur-Mer was awarded the Blue Flag label. Created by the French Office of the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe in 1985, the Pavillon Bleu values ​​each year the municipalities and the marinas that permanently carry out a policy of sustainable tourism development.

The history of Cayeux-sur-Mer is intimately linked to the world of the sea as fishing and the pickup of pebbles for several centuries ensured the meals and incomes of the Cayolais. However, since the 19th century, the tourist economy has grown significantly, thanks in particular to the popularity of sea bathing and the appearance of paid holidays. From then on, Cayeux-sur-Mer has a casino and the villas "Belle Epoque" have come to furnish the hamlets of La Mollière and Brighton.

Nowadays, the beach of Cayeux-sur-Mer is always lined with its boardwalk which allows the rides in all seasons as well as a multitude of beach cabins very appreciated by the visitors.

The gastronomy of the resort is mainly based on the products of the sea: indeed several restaurateurs offer the traditional mussels-fries (mussels of bouchots raised in the Bay of Somme), as well as sea sauerkraut decorated with salicornes (sea pickle). In addition, several dishes available at Cayeux-sur-Mer are typical of Picardie Maritime: the Leek Tart, the Potato Pate as well as the Battu Cake, which is the traditional dessert for family or festive meals. Finally, the flan with or without prunes (known as Tarte à la Badrée) is the typical dessert Cayolais.

Geographical information

MunicipalityCayeux-sur-Mer
Postcode80410
Tourism labels
Latitude50.1792299 (N 50° 10’ 45”)
Longitude1.4934340 (E 1° 29’ 36”)
Surface area26.29 km²
Population2560 inhabitants
Density97 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAmiens (50 mi, 1h07)
Insee code80182
IntercommunalityCA de la Baie de Somme
DepartmentSomme
TerritoryPicardy
RegionHauts-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Brutelles3.4 mi (7 min)
Pendé5.3 mi (14 min)
Lanchères5.4 mi (10 min)
Bourseville5.8 mi (11 min)
Woignarue6.2 mi (11 min)
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme7.1 mi (16 min)
Vaudricourt7.2 mi (14 min)
Friville-Escarbotin7.5 mi (16 min)
Tully7.6 mi (17 min)
Saint-Blimont8 mi (16 min)
Friaucourt8 mi (12 min)
Ault8.3 mi (14 min)
Estréboeuf8.6 mi (19 min)
Allenay8.7 mi (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Tipheret
Acrylics and Watercolors - Pascale Delhaye
Longe-Côte Cayeux-sur-Mer
Mackerel Festival
Oxford Group Concert
Fishing contest
Lyric Chant Concert
So Gospel
80s Disco Dancing Party
Brocante de la Mollière

Photos

Typical view of Cayeux-sur-Mer plank path
Typical view of Cayeux-sur-Mer plank path
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Seals
Seals
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Beach cabins by the sea
Beach cabins by the sea
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sailing school
sailing school
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Kite surf at Cayeux-sur-Mer
Kite surf at Cayeux-sur-Mer
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Lighthouse of Cayeux
Lighthouse of Cayeux
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Children's pool
Children's pool
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Beach cabins by the sea
Beach cabins by the sea
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Concert on the Kiosk
Concert on the Kiosk
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Aerial view of the resort
Aerial view of the resort
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Cayeux-sur-Mer Tennis Court
Cayeux-sur-Mer Tennis Court
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Lighthouse at the Pointe du Hourdel
Lighthouse at the Pointe du Hourdel
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Lighthouse of Cayeux
Lighthouse of Cayeux
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The Casino and its terrace
The Casino and its terrace
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Shrimp fishing
Shrimp fishing
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Wild Beach
Wild Beach
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Pine forest trail
Pine forest trail
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Weather

Thursday 20 july
Min. 17°C - Max. 21°C
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Friday 21 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 20°C
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Saturday 22 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 24°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors4 € to 10 € Cayeux-sur-Mer
All-terrain electric scooter in the Bay of Somme
Sports sensations45 € to 105 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (6.1 mi)
Bay of Somme walk with a nature guide
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 13 € Le Crotoy (6.2 mi)
Guided excursion in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors35 € Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (6.7 mi)
Hiking in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 13 € Favières (9.3 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dune trail
HikeEasy3h30Cucq (21 mi)
The River Canche
HikeEasy2h30Montreuil (23 mi)
Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant
HikeEasy1h00Long (24 mi)
Launch site of the Second World War V1
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Maulvis (24 mi)
The Mont Saint Frieux Dunes
HikeEasy3h00Dannes (29 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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