Located 15 minutes from the campsite, Barfleur is a definite must-visit during your holiday in Normandy ! Known as the « pearl of Val de Saire», Barfleur is a pretty harbour located at the tip of Cotentin and was the first port of the Anglo-Norman kingdom in the Middle Ages.
Today it is a charming village recognised as one of the « the prettiest villages in France » with its fishing harbour and picturesque granite houses with schist roofing slates (16th to 19th century).
Ranked among “the most beautiful villages in France”
Located 12 km from the campsite La Gallouette, the village of Barfleur houses a small fishing port of typical stranding, but also picturesque houses barfleuraises granite and roof of schist (from the sixteenth to the nineteenth). The oldest house in Barfleur is located on the Sainte-Catherine court.
Every Wednesday in July and August, the tourist Office of Barfleur offers guided tours of the city where you can discover the history of a port of embarkation of the Dukes of Normandy and kings of England.
Barfleur is also the “musical Summer of Barfleur” during which classical music concerts are played in the Church of St. Nicholas. In August, do not miss the Village of antique dealers where more than 40 exhibitors sell beautiful furniture, trinkets, paintings and jewellery…
If you are staying at the campsite on the first weekend of September, you will have to participate in MusiKenSaire, the festival of the Norman music scene (Pop, Rock, Blues, song, reggae, folk, electro…) that stands on the quays of the port of Barfleur.
If you are looking for a campsite near Barfleur, check the availability of the campsite * * * * La Gallouette and book now your location, Chalet and Mobil-Home in the Cotentin!