Walking, cycling and horse riding
There are a thousand ways to discover this beautiful coastal region, with its flower-filled villages and half-timbered houses. Here you will find some practical information on how to get around, but don’t hesitate to ask the Tourist Offices for the best places to discover. Hike between nature and places of memory! A thousand treasures of nature and history to be discovered on this flowery coast of Normandy: good addresses and nice circuits: let’s go!
Discover Normandy on foot…
This corner of Normandy can also be discovered on foot… some ideas for tours and map references:
- Charming towns and villages of Calvados on foot
- Houlgate : IGN map 1:25,000 n° 1711OT (Deauville, Trouville, Honfleur, Cabourg)
- Calvados on foot
Maison d’Emilie 25 avenue des Alliés – Houlgate / 02 31 57 24 15
Bicycle hire for men, women and children, equipped with a baby seat if necessary. You can get some advice on the circuits to follow… you are 10 minutes by bike from Cabourg, near the towpath which borders the marshes.
La Villersoise 14640 Villers / 06 15 89 67 38
Blin Equestrian Centre Chemin de Trousseauville – Houlgate – 02 31 24 00 83
Open every day during the school holidays and at weekends throughout the year, from 8.30am to 7.30pm: group lessons, in the arena or in the covered riding school for all levels, outings in the countryside and on the beach and picnic rides.
Shetland club Le clos Guillaune, 28 rue Cappeliez – Houlgate – 02 31 28 94 41
Open during the school holidays of Easter, July and August and All Saints’ Day, every day from 8am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm, except Sunday afternoons. Offers lessons and 1 and 2 hour walks, in the countryside or on the beach of Houlgate (at low tide!)