Jullouville is the resort of Mont-Saint-Michel bay located on the west coast of the English Channel in Normandy. The city offers a unique view of Cancale in Granville while passing by the tip of Grouin and the archipelago of Chausey.
Enjoying a mild climate that allows the presence of southern plants, Jullouville offers beautiful sandy beach that spans almost three kilometers to the delight of nature lovers like sports: swimming, sailing, kite surfing, skimboarding, funboard, angling, beach sports, recreational fishing...
In summer Jullouville is THE must-resort with its many shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment, funfair, markets and sports tournaments.
The hinterland, quiet and green, offers fans of walks, bicycle or equestrian many hiking trails through Normandy.
The former Hotel Casino: Heart of the station, built between 1881 and 1883, the three main avenues converge on him. The Casino offers first guests of Jullouville cultural, theatrical and musical, with gaming circle. He was home at the time 3 bathrooms painting exhibitions. One of the first lounges nicknamed "The Turtle" took place there in 1884. It currently houses a residential accommodation, and a restaurant on the ground floor.
The Château de la Mare: Built in 1907 by Messrs Jorre and Juy, great hunting and fishing enthusiasts, it was bought in 1930 by the city of Saint Ouen which adds a new brick building and established a colony holidays. He became in 1944 the headquarters of the allied forces led by General Eisenhower stayed there for two months. Local surrounding it are currently an authorized visitor center by the National Education and lodgings.
Jullouville the valley of painters and the viaduct in the valley of painters: A lovely walk through the woods through the valley of painters. Originally built for the railway, between Granville and Avranches, the viaduct spans a deep ravine in the hollow of which flows the stream the Crapeux. This valley was a great inspiration to many painters attached to the region (Jacques Simon, Emile Dardoize Edmond Debon, Eugene Paturier Guillaumin, etc.).
The old station: Between 1908 and 1935, Jullouville was served by the Granville-Avranches online. The line followed the coastal road to Edenville and crossed the massif of Pignon Névourie up the valley of the painters from the north. The average speed was 20 km / h, with peaks of 45 km / h. In 1935, buses replaced the train. The old station is now home to the Tourist Office.
The steeple of the church of Bouillon and his apple tree: The walls of the church tower springs curiously, outside, the large branch of an apple tree, the most famous of the region. It is said that a seed, a seed, mixed mortar of the wall, kept a parcel of life, and woke up, taking advantage of favorable circumstances, such a hint of moisture. Its age is probably over 150 years and every spring it bears flowers and apples fall "safe" (sour).
Menhir Vaumoisson: Popularly called the stone the devil. It is said that Satan, in charge of the block that he went out to Chausey, wore for construction of the Pont au Bault. He climbed the pinion when he saw a priest with his stole. At the sight of this opponent, he sank his burden. Its 5 claws remained footprints in granite and place of the meeting rose a cross (since transferred to the cemetery of Bouillon), picture of faith in front of the work of the devil. This megalithic stone would actually be a place of sacrifice and symbol of druidic worship of the ancient peoples of the region.
Fisheries Jullouville: On the coast, the tide suggests a construction edging stones fisheries. They are established since the fifteenth century. The first were built of wood. This V-shaped, made of piles of stones, used to catch fish and some crustaceans such as cuttlefish, spider crabs, shrimp, sardines, mackerel, plaice, sole... The few private fisheries yet in working order are currently intended for limited use, this being due to the scarcity of cash and maintenance difficulties.
Sport: Beach Jullouville and its lake offer a huge playground for lovers of sailing and navigation. This is the spot to discover for kite surfing lovers.
Horse Racing: The 8 May each year, Jullouville Beach transforms the time of low tide and became the marine racecourse of the hold. Seven races it compete with the sea in the background. This tradition, perpetuated by society horseracing Jullouville, date of 1886. The spectacle of this ephemeral arena is entirely dependent on the tide and the date of the event corresponds with a trip by a factor greater than 95 with a tide low around 16:30. A real village taking shape and which has more than 1500 spectators and more than 100 horses and jockeys.
Entertainment: Every Friday in July and August, the town center becomes pedestrian Jullouville time a party where are offered 6 free outdoor concerts and where there are many unpackers... This is the place Involved residents and visitors to the area!
- From 21 june to 11 july 2021
- 6 rue de la Gare, Local Billetterie Festival "Grandes Marées"
- On the occasion of the Festival des grandes Marées, scheduled from July 24 to August 1 on the Destination Granville, Terre et Mer, the organizers offered us to present our work in the ticketing area. The musical universe and the great names of Jazz are an integral part of our work, in our subjects treated, we will take the opportunity to present our latest achievements. This time, with the re-use of urban display in our creations, we explore this Street-art technique and add our personal trait. A composition, a mixture of torn posters, materials and colors that resonate by superimposition with a portrait varying techniques and graphic renderings. Inspirations can travel between iconic subjects and news topics, but always the whole is expressive and sensitive. Exhibition visible during opening hours of the Ticketing area.