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Saint-Jouin-Bruneval - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Seine-Maritime

Village of Seine-Maritime halfway between Le Havre and Fecamp, the Alabaster Coast. Located 7 km from Etretat, Saint-Jouin-Bruneval is part of the township of Criquetot-l'Esneval. The town of Saint-Jouin Bruneval and that of merging in 1823 to become Saint-Jouin-Bruneval. From 1912 to 1950, the town was called Saint-Jouin-sur-Mer.

February 27, 1942 at Bruneval in Operation Biting, British and Canadian paratroopers destroyed an important radar, with the help of Norman members of the Resistance. In connection with that memory of the Resistance, Bruneval was the site of a famous speech by General de Gaulle, 30 March 1947.

Saint-Jouin, bordering the English Channel, is remarkable for the implementation of site Antifer huge coastal oil terminal, whose construction lasted from 1973 to 1975. The terminal, under the leadership of Grand seaport of Le Havre, is the second French oil port.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude49.6420890 (N 49° 38’ 32”)
Longitude0.1632309 (E 0° 9’ 48”)
Surface area18.82 km²
Population1900 inhabitants
Density100 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRouen (104 km, 1h19)
Insee code76595
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Criquetot-l'esneval

Nearest cities & towns

Heuqueville3.7 km (6 min)
Gonneville-la-Mallet4.8 km (6 min)
Mannevillette5.7 km (9 min)
Sainte-Marie-au-Bosc6 km (8 min)
Anglesqueville-l'Esneval6.1 km (10 min)
La Poterie-Cap-d'Antifer6.2 km (10 min)
Cauville-sur-Mer6.8 km (8 min)
Le Tilleul7.2 km (8 min)
Criquetot-l'Esneval7.9 km (10 min)
Beaurepaire8 km (11 min)
Villainville8.1 km (11 min)
Turretot9.4 km (13 min)
Saint-Martin-du-Bec9.6 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Farm cliffs: Check out aviary, chicken, sheep, goats, rabbits, presentation of large mammals (zebra, donkey, pony, cows dwarfs) in the hamlet of Saint-Jouin Vitreville. Price: 4 euros per child, free for accompanying adults. Enquiries +33 2 35 55 73 85.

Beach of Saint-Jouin: Parking is easy and free; possibility of on-site catering, picnic tables, playground for children, volleyball court ... Dolphins, seals and pelicans regularly visit the beach Saint-Jouin-Bruneval.

The Aquatics Centre Paul Vatine offers tutoring on a catamaran, windsurfing or fun board. Depending on your level, you can also rent this equipment or kayaks.

Baptisms, hiking and initiation jet ski towed buoys and buggy are also available.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Read at the beach: From Comics in thriller through Seinomarin authors, there are more than 1000 books are available for free during the summer as part of Operation Read at the beach "(proposed by the department of Seine-Maritime). You arrive, you sit and you read as long as you want. Every weekday from 11am to 19h without interruption.

In summer, every Saturday, a free concert was organized in the late afternoon on the beach.


Roundabout picker rollers
Roundabout picker rollers
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The amenities of the beach
The amenities of the beach
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Wednesday 18 october
Min. 14°C - Max. 18°C
Thursday 19 october
Min. 12°C - Max. 16°C
Friday 20 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 15°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Tandem parachute jump from the airport Octeville-sur-Mer.

Adventure trails, tree climbing, bicycle hire, golf swin ... the Lodges.

At Fecamp, Woody Park Park invites you for a child and a golf paintball adventure thrill ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Outdoor adventure trail in Normandy
Entertainment13 € Fécamp (19.7 km)
Museum House of the Beliefs and Traditions of the Earth
Culture and education3 € to 4 € Saint-Pierre-en-Port (30 km)
Kitesurfing lesson at Cape Cabourg
Sports sensations125 € Cabourg (43 km)
Pottery, ceramics, turning and modelling course
Arts and Crafts45 € Blangy-le-Château (46 km)
Rose and kitchen gardens at Mesnil Geoffroy Castle
Nature and the great outdoors7 € Ermenouville (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Côte de la vierge
HikeEasy4h00Fécamp (20 km)
Plain and valleys
HikeEasy4h00Senneville-sur-Fécamp (23 km)
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (25 km)
Trip of discovery about heritage and history of Vittefleur
HikeEasy1h35Vittefleur (39 km)
Saracens Path
HikeEasy3h00Condé-sur-Risle (49 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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