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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Resort nicknamed "Queen of iodine." At low tide, the rocky banks along the coast to discover, saturating the air with iodine and seaweed fucus to which they lay.

Created by the will of Napoleon 3rd in 1851, the city of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer combines in perfect harmony the past and the present. This fishing village offers a new youth during the Roaring Twenties with the construction of a seawall promenade lined with villas 1800 m or rococo art deco, which have kept their charm.

Located in the heart of the landing beaches, the waterfront has in his much harm suffered little from the war.

A constant effort reclamation has preserved the character so typical of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer.

The buildings of the waterfront open many passages to the narrow alleys of the old town where a few old fishermen's houses are vigilant guardians of the past.

Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer but is also a station listed in modernity. Beautifully flowered it offers the joys of sandy beach, water sports and other activities such as tennis and horse riding. The dreamer of the dyke walk flânera preserved cars, admire the sunsets from the many terraces facing the sea, will go through the alleys of the market so colorful Sunday or visit the shops of the old town.

Evening concerts and casino style Art Deco animate the city.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude49.3308330 (N 49° 19’ 51”)
Longitude-0.3928960 (W 0° 23’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 2m to 30m
Surface area3.03 km²
Population2220 inhabitants
Density732 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (17.8 km, 25 min)
Insee code14562
IntercommunalityCC Coeur de Nacre

Nearest cities & towns

Langrune-sur-Mer2.4 km (8 min)
Bernières-sur-Mer3.2 km (9 min)
Luc-sur-Mer4.4 km (11 min)
Courseulles-sur-Mer5.4 km (11 min)
Douvres-la-Délivrande5.6 km (11 min)
Graye-sur-Mer6.7 km (13 min)
Basly7 km (14 min)
Cresserons7.1 km (15 min)
Reviers7.8 km (13 min)
Bény-sur-Mer8.2 km (14 min)
Lion-sur-Mer8.3 km (18 min)
Banville8.6 km (15 min)
Colomby-Anguerny9.1 km (15 min)
Amblie10.3 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


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The Dam
The Dam
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Near barrel
Near barrel
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Station flowers
Station flowers
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City flower
City flower
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Sunday 24 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C
Monday 25 september
Min. 15°C - Max. 18°C
Tuesday 26 september
Min. 15°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Jeep Ride along the D-Day Landing Beaches
Culture and education40 € Asnelles (13.9 km)
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (16.5 km)
2-Hour Cookery Workshop at Manoir Sainte Croix
Local flavours49 € Fleury-sur-Orne (21 km)
Kitesurfing lesson at Cape Cabourg
Sports sensations125 € Cabourg (21 km)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (46 km)


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