The village of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, an authentic treasure for your holidays in the North Cotentin.

After Barfleur and Le Mont-Saint-Michel, this is Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue which was chosen to represent Normandy in the program “The favorite village of the French people”. In competition with 13 other villages in France, Saint-Vaast IS the favorite village of the French.

After the result of the election on 26th of June on France 3 with Stéphane Bern, the campsite of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue became the campsite of Favorite village of the French.

In this maritime setting on the east coast of Cotentin, the sea is omnipresent. In addition to beaches and water activities, fishing professionals and pleasure sailors are in perfect harmony with the environment. When the sea naturally recedes, enjoy the pleasures of fishing on foot and oyster beds. Oysters of Saint-Vaast, a real local know-how recognized thanks to its unique iodized taste.

 Against a backdrop of high tide or low tide, admire the Tatihou Island. Depending on the tidal coefficient, cross on foot, through the oyster beds or conquer on board of amphibian boat, the Tatihou 2. On site, let yourself be charmed by the botanical garden and dream in the Maritime Museum. This island, with an atmosphere of “pirates” is today a bird sanctuary. Also enjoy the beautiful panorama of the Val de Saire from the top of the Vauban Tower of the Island. Twin tower of Hougue, these two architectural jewels are classified in world heritage of UNESCO.

These beautiful sites are waiting for you! Choose the Camping La Gallouette, ideally located near all the tourist sites of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue for your stay in tent, caravan, motorhome or mobile home. Gastronomy, heritage, sports activities, culture or just lazing around: The camping La Gallouette 4 stars Saint-Vaast is your destination!

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