Hougue tower that you can see from the campsite, La Gallouette, as well as Tatihou island tower, will take the place of honor from 7th to 14th of july 2018 !
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Vauban towers classification to UNESCO World heritage, the town council of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue has prepared a special week of festivities. From 7th to 14th of july, you will be able to participate to guided tour on Tatihou island, to conferences about fortifications of Vauban everywhere in France, to torchlight procession before firework of 14th of july, national day in France.
During this week, will be organized the Fête de l’Huître from 14th to 15th of july by oyster farmer of Saint-Vaast. If you are lover of oysters, you will be able to taste and enjoy it. If you are more a sportsperson, you can now sign up for Swin & Run race which will take place on 8th of july. The running will depart from Tatihou island to end in la Hougue.
All detailed schedule is available on Saint-Vaast tourist office website.
Vauban towers visit is a must see during your stay in Cotentin in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue (built in 1694). Don’t hesitate to book as soon as possible your accommodation in Camping la Gallouette (50) on 02.33.54.20.57. Tent, motor-home, caravan, mobil-home or chalet, here you can find an accommodation in keeping with your personality to join in Vauban week anniversary of classification to world heritage of these two landmarks of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.