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Discover Houlgate

Houlgate is situated in Normandy, on the Côte Fleurie (Flowered Coast), 2h drive from Paris. You can also reach Houlgate by train, the station is in the heart of the resort.

A unique sea resort

Houlgate is a family resort full of charms and with a high quality of life. Surrounded by forested hills, Houlgate will take you to a journey in ancient times and create indelible memories. 

 

 

 

A remarkable history

Remains of the medieval history of Houlgate can be found at the Cascade, at the Landry water mill, at the fishermen’s house and at the Williman the Conqueror column.

 

 

A well preserved heritage

The 300 intact villas, the two grand hotels and the casino are the remains of Houlgate’s history and prestigious past. The St Aubin’s church and the protestant church show the great cohabitation of the two religious congregations.

 

 

 

Touristic and leisure infrastructures

In order to provide great satisfaction to the whole family, you will find many activities in Houlgate, as different as golfing, kite surfing, tennis, a casino, hiking itineraries, sailing, beach games. The Tourist information centre is open all year round to provide you with information.

 

 

Cultural activities and festivals

Houlgate offers a wide range of cultural activities such as a public library or a cinema and hosts many cultural events : theatre festivals, concerts of classical music, games for children, conferences and guided tours.

 

 

Events and shows

The town of Houlgate and some local associations organise events all through the year : “Houglate plein Vent”, in spring (kite and wind sports festival), Festival de Rue (street theater in July), Festijazz (street jazz festival in August), the Houlgate European Film Festival in Ocotber. And every summer, its famous and reknowned fire works.

 

 

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