Côte Picarde what to do?

Picardy Coast

The activities and there is no shortage of experiments to be done in Bay of the Somme and on the Picardy Coast. It extends for about 35 km from the Baie d'Authie in the north to the Bresle in the south, the estuary at Le Tréport. In the department of Bay of the Somme and in the Hauts-de-France region, the Picardy Coast has several seaside resorts. These are : Fort-Mahon-PlageQuend, Le Crotoy, Cayeux-sur-Mer, Ault and Mers-les-Bains.

Picardy Coast


How to enjoy your stay in Côte Picarde?

There are many ways to have a great time with your family or friends. You can take advantage of your stay to go on a boat trip, or take the train of the Bay of the Somme. You can also go for a horse ride and discover the Marquenterre. À Picardy Coastyou can learn how to make sand yachting. Not to mention the walks by bike on the beautiful playgrounds for cycle tourers. Here are some more activities what you could do by Picardy Coast :

Kite flying

On the beach or on the sand dunes, the Picardy Coast is the ideal place to practice kite thanks to the little wind at the seaside. A way to discover the game if you have never had the opportunity before. You can even take part in the Rencontres Internationales de Kites in Berck-sur-Mer. There are some every year.

Picardy Coast

Learn to fish on foot

À tide lowthe beach is full of people for fishing on foot. If you are looking for shrimp, cockles or herrings, mud worms or sand, fishing on foot is more advantageous. If you do not have the necessary equipment for the activity, such as a small shrimp pusher or net, a bucket, a sieve or a worm pump, fishing on foot is the most efficient way.

What to do in the Baie de Somme?

Among many numerous activities in Bay of the SommeYou may find it difficult to decide which one to practice. All you have to do is make your choice to have a good weekend with family or friends in nature with wild dunes, the beachesYou can also visit the cliffs or the beautiful seaside resorts in the charm of the Belle Epoque.

  • You can visit the Marquenterre nature park for bird watching
  • A favourite activity for visitors to the Bay is to watch the seals at the seaside in tide and on board a boat in tide high
  • You can also go for a walk in Saint-Valéry-sur Sum or to Mers-les-Bains
  • You can even get on board a train steam to visit the Bay of the Somme
  • A horseback ride is also possible on the beach or in the pine forest
  • Explore the cabins on the beaches from Cayeux sur Mer or Le Crotoy can be added to the list
  • Also see the fabulous chalk cliffs at Ault during your stay in Bay of the Somme
  • For have a holiday while continuing to work on the activities regular physical activity, you can cycle for hours on end on a bike. cycle route V30 of the Valley of Sum à Peronne or to Amiens.

What to do in Quend plage?

Le Quend is a French commune in the department of Sum in the Hauts-de-France region. In PicardIt is named Cheers. Quend was part of the regional nature park of the Bay of the Somme - Picardy maritime.

There are many walks to do on the Picardy coaston the long beaches from Quend-Plageon the paths of the Baie d'Authie or the Bay of the SommeWhether it is on the field or meadow paths.

Visit Le Crotoy

The Crotoy is also a port municipality of the Bay of the Somme which is located in the department of Sum in Hauts-de-France. The inhabitants of the commune are called " Crotellois ".

The railway of the Bay of the Somme offers the possibility to travel by train between le Crotoy and the Cayeux-sur-Mer. This is what makes it possible to discover the rhythm of a train of the landscapes of the Bay of the Somme.

Where to walk on the Opal Coast?

There are different ways to get to your destination to visit the Opal Coast: 

Or by planewith two airports in the region. There is theairport du Touquet-Côte d'Opale and also theairport Calais-Dunkirk (located 7km from Calais).

It is also possible to visit the Opal Coast thanks to at train. Many coastal towns such as Calais and Dunkirk, Le Touquet or Boulogne-sur-Mer are served by the train.

Finally, the region is accessible to cars by the A16 motorway from Paris and the A25 from Lille.

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