La Cote de Nacre

La Cote de Nacre campsite lies a mere 500 metres from the north coast of Normandy where you will find miles upon miles of wonderful sandy beaches.
La Cote de Nacre
The campsite has families in mind which means that you’ll find a great range of both activities and facilities on offer for all the family.

Why we recommend booking La Cote de Nacre:

  • Part of the Yelloh! chain of campsites.
  • Close to Caen ferry port.
  • Great pool complex for all the family.
  • Lots of places to visit nearby.
  • Nearest beach only 500 metres away.

La Cote de Nacre campsite boasts a wonderful pool complex which is great for all ages and abilities with 5 swimming pools in total along with a variety of slides and chutes and even a lazy river.

To compliment the great variety of sporting activities available at La Cote de Nacre, the campsite also provides a range of evening entertainment and facilities such as a restaurant, take away and bar to keep the whole family happy.

One of the best things about La Cote de Nacre is it’s close proximity to the cross channel ports. Caen lies a mere 20 minute drive away meaning that you can start enjoying your holiday almost as soon as you step off the ferry.

Distance to the campsite:

  • Zeebrugge: 474km
  • Caen Ouistreham: 13km
  • Calais: 359km
  • Dieppe: 197km
  • Le Havre: 111km
  • Oostende: 453km
  • St Malo: 185km
  • Roscoff: 354km
  • Santander: 1030km
  • Bilbao: 932km

Things to see near to La Cote de Nacre

Whilst staying at La Cote de Nacre campsite why not find out what the local area has to offer. Exploring nearby towns and places of interest is a great way of making the most of your holiday in France.

Festyland

Festyland is a great family theme park which lies a mere 19km to the south. The park is fairly small but still manages to pack in a comprehensive range of different rides, slide and roller coasters with separate rides available to suit a variety of different ages.

There are several eateries at Festyland where you can buy a spot of lunch or why not take your own picnic. The best thing about Festyland is the amount of fun you can have with your family so make sure it’s on your itinerary when staying at La Cote de Nacre!

Bayeux

The town of Bayeux boasts history and it’s origins date back as far as the 1st century BC. It lies 27km to the west of the campsite and is more commonly known for it’s links with William the Conqueror and the 11th century including the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

The tapestry is over 900 years old, 270ft long and depicts the Norman conquest of Britain and the battle of Hastings in 1066 through a variety of scenes.

Bayeux is also home to the Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie. This wonderful museum provides visitors with an in-depth view into the military events during and following D-Day and the allied invasion of Normandy. The museum boasts a wealth of images, texts, models and presentations along with a variety of weapons, uniforms and heavy equipment used during the war.

Caen

Caen is a city filled with both history and culture and is worth visiting if you’re staying in Normandy. It boasts a wealth of historical and architectural buildings due to the reign of William the Conqueror. The city has a chequered past throughout it’s history with much of the city having been destroyed during the Battle of Normandy following the D-Day landings. For those interested in the events leading up to and following the invasion, a trip to the Caen Memorial is a must!

Pegasus Memorial

Located a short distance from the D-Day landing beaches and 14km to the wets of La Cote de Nacre is the on the Pegasus Memorial.

The memorial is dedicated to the British 6th Airborne Division and the men that fought and died during the Battle for Normandy. The memorial helps visitors understand the variety of missions that the men of the airborne division undertook through tours, photographs, weapons and historical objects. If you’re interested in history, wish to find out more about the war or your ancestors, a trip to the memorial should be on the cards.

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