Seaside bliss at Camping La Gallouette : Your premier beachfront escape in Normandy

Discover the perfect beachfront getaway at Camping La Gallouette, just 200 meters from La Hougue Beach in Normandy. Our strategically positioned campsite near Saint Vaast la Hougue provides quick access to sought-after beaches, featuring children’s playgrounds, modern amenities, expansive green spaces, and a snack bar. Ideal for family holidays, our campsite offers a relaxed atmosphere with shallow waters for children and picturesque shore fishing during low tides. With easy access to water activities and nearby attractions, choose Camping La Gallouette for an unforgettable coastal experience in Normandy.

Embark on  coastal adventure with the top 10 most beautiful beaches in Normandy. From the southern exposure of Jonville Beach to the romantic shores of Cabourg, each destination offers a unique charm. Discover stunning landscapes, beach bars, and water activities, all within reach of Camping La Gallouette. Plan your unforgettable family holiday with our guide to Normandy’s coastal treasures.

10 most beautiful beaches in Normandy

  • The Jonville beach : less than 5 km from our Norman seafront campsite, north of Saint-Vaast, Jonville beach seduces with its southern exposure, unique in Coten, France. A beach bar built in a former blockhouse has been ranked by the Guardian as one of the 10 best beach bars in France. From its terrace as well as from the 8 km of fine sand, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the island of Tatihou: a real paradise!
  • Beaches of Barfleur : 11 km from the campsite, the town of Barfleur, classified as one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France, is also home to a few beaches. The Masse beach, has a particularly beautiful setting.
  • Anse du brick: in Fermanville, less than 25 km from our Normandy seaside campsite , Anse du Brick is a small bay which shelters a heavenly beach of fine sand and pebbles, in an exceptional natural setting. Sheltered from the wind, it is ideal for an afternoon of swimming and relaxation with the family.
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  • Beaches of Cherbourg : less than 30 km from the “la Gallouette” campsite, Cherbourg offers two fine sandy urban beaches ideal for resting after a visit to the city, but also an amazing green beach, a vast expanse of grass facing the port, ideal for lazing around as well as for outdoor games.
  • Utah Beach : 30 km from Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Utah Beach is one of the five Normandy beaches marked by the Allied landings of June 44, and one of the most famous with Omaha Beach. A museum is present on the site. A place steeped in history, Utah Beach is nonetheless a site suitable for swimming and leisure activities. Discover all the landing beaches.
  • Barneville-Carteret beach : 48 km from the “la Gallouette” campsite ,the Barneville beach faces the island of Jersey and offers a breathtaking view of Cap Carteret.
  • Urville-Nacqueville Plage: 40 km from Saint-Vaast, the beach of Urville-Nacqueville in the Hague has several times been crowned the most beautiful in Normandy and even in France. The color of its water, its two kilometers of fine sand and its wild coastline make it an idyllic site.
  • Siouville-Hague beach: a renowned surfing and kitesurfing spot, Siouville-Hague beach nestles in the Vauville cove 50 km from Saint-Vaast. Ideal for surfing enthusiasts!
  • Lindbergh-Plage: less than 50 km from the port of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, the large Lindbergh beach in Saint-Lô-d’Ourville pays tribute to the aviator Charles Lindbergh. Its wild character will appeal to lovers of nature and wide open spaces.
  • Cabourg beach: the romantic beach of Cabourg is less than 2 hours away from La Gallouette. Not to be missed on a day trip to Calvados.
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Dive into adventure : Water Sports extravaganza in Normandy’s Channel

Explore an array of aquatic adventures along the captivating shores of the English Channel. From family-friendly boat rides to exhilarating water sports, including fishing and the thrill of land sailing, our coastal haven near Camping La Gallouette provides an abundance of opportunities for water enthusiasts.

Situated just 200 meters from Camping La Gallouette, Saint Vaast la Hougue stands as the gateway to a world of nautical exploration. Embark on a scenic journey with our picturesque amphibious boat, conveniently launching from this coastal hub to transport you to the enchanting Tatihou Island. This unique experience is perfect for creating cherished family memories and discovering the beauty of the bay of Saint-Vaast.

Venture further int the maritime wonders as you navigate the bay aboard a classic rig, immersing yourself in the tranquility of a leisurely cruise or embarking on an exciting deep-sea fishing excursion.

For water sports enthusiasts, Jonville Beach awaits with its south-facing charm providing an ideal setting for swimming and a variety of exhilarating activities like sea kayaking, kitesurfing, and windsurfing, tailored to your preferences. The nautical center in the bay of Saint-Vaast extends a warm invitation, offering introductory courses in catamaran sailing, aquatic hiking adventures, optimist sessions for children, and even the allure oh schooner cruises. Stand Up Paddle boards are readily available for rent, ensuring you can make the most of your coastal experience.

As the tide gracefully retreats, seize the opportunity for land sailing activities, adding an extra layer of excitement to your seaside retreat. Immerse yourself in the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure on the shores of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, where every wave tells a story, and every adventure is an opportunity to create lasting memories.

Seaside Camping in Normandy, near the charming Port of Saint-Vaast

Nestled within 200 meters of the enchanting Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue port, camping La Gallouette offers a premium seaside escape, shielded from prevailing westerly winds.
Experience the allure of our prime location with swift access to Hougue beach, featuring children’s playgrounds, sanitary conveniences, expansive green spaces and a convenient snack bar for delightful dining experience.

The shallow waters are tailor-made for children to safely enjoy a refreshing swim, complemented by tides contributing to an inviting temperature.

As the tide recedes, the sea unveils a vast stretch of fine sandy beach, creating an ideal setting for memorable shore fishing experiences.

Discover Hougue Beach within a convenient ten-minute walk via a pedestrian path along the dike, or a scenic seaside cycling track offering mesmerizing sea views.

Revel in the breathtaking panorama of Fort Vauban on Tatihou Island and the Hougue Peninsula. On the opposite of the port Petite Plage awaits just 900meters away. Transition from the charming Hougue Beach to a leisurely stroll along the port of Saint-Vaast in just over 10 minutes on foot or a swift 3-minute bike ride. La Gallouette stands as the ultimate destination for effortless camping vacations by the water.

Surrounded bu pristine beaches and scenic seaside paths, Camping La Gallouette provides a unique backdrop for your Cotentin holidays in France. Dive into daily adventures with beach games, shore fishing escapades, invigorating swims, and a range of water sports activities. Explore beyond the camspite, as your stay offers easy access to renowned attractions like Mont-Saint-Michel, the Nacre coast, and the captivating Anglo-Norman islands, including Guernsey! Experience the epitome of coastal bliss at Camping La Gallouette.