Campsite in Baie de Somme with indoor pool

Campsite in Baie de Somme with indoor pool

Succumb to the natural riches of the Bay of the Somme. Labelled as a "Grand site de France", the Bay of the Somme is a must for holidaymakers in search of nature and authenticity. It has been classified as one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Would you like to admire a grandiose spectacle? Leave at dawn to reach the Authis dune, a magical place to enjoy the gentle light of the sunrise.


The Bay of the Somme: an exceptional natural site

The Bay of the Somme has been awarded the title of "Grand site de France" and most impressively, it is ranked among the most beautiful bays in the world. It is also one of the largest estuaries in northern France. This nature destination takes you between white chalk cliffs, fine sand and pebbles, marshes, dunes, where sky and sea sometimes mix...

The Bay of the Somme is a real paradise for birdwatchers, as it is here that many species of migratory birds make their home. Don't hesitate to go and meet them! In the Marquenterre Park, in the heart of the Bay of the Somme nature reserve, you will have the chance to see more than 300 species, or thousands of birds. The Bay of the Somme is also home to a large colony of sea seals (a protected species). They can be observed at low tide at the Pointe d'Houdel and at high tide from the port of Saint-Valery-sur-Somme. To observe them even more closely, go and meet them accompanied by a nature guide or on board a pirogue or kayak. You'll be sure to fall in love with their charming little faces.

Ready to reconnect with nature as a family? Stretch your legs on these numerous hiking trails. They offer itineraries with a variety of landscapes and intensities suitable for short family walks, as well as more demanding routes for experienced hikers: there is something for everyone. Its vast expanses and numerous nature reserves make the Bay of the Somme a unique and authentic place to discover! By bike, follow the paths along the coast. Don't forget to stop for a few moments to take some pictures of the many sumptuous spots along the water's edge. Need some fresh air and freedom? Take a look at the cliffs of Ault, 80 metres high, the panorama is breathtaking and magical, not to be missed!

Would you like to have fabulous experiences with your family? The Bay of the Somme offers a range of leisure activities suitable for everyone. For an original ride full of surprises, go for a ride on a Henson, this little gentle horse will entertain you! Try your hand at the many water sports: kitesurfing, surfing, bodyboarding, rafting, paddle or windsurfing. To practice them, go to Le Crotoy Plage Nord, Molliere or Fort-Mahon-Plage located between Le Houdel and Cayeux-sur-Mer. If your preference is for activities in the forest, then join one of the 4 accrobranche sites, rich adventures to share with your family are waiting for you here! 

Get to grips with the history of the First World War! The Somme, a former territory invaded by the Germans, now has many emblematic memorial buildings: the Somme 1916 museum in Albert, the British memorial in Thiepval, the French memorial chapel... unique places that attest to the violence of the fighting in 1916. Discover these marvellous sites with your family by taking the circuit of remembrance, a route linking Albert to Péronnes. This circuit is recognisable by the directional signs with the poppy fields.

Accommodation in the Bay of the Somme: between sea and nature

There are only advantages to a camping holiday. By choosing to rent a mobile home, you will enjoy a comfortable holiday. Be in perfect harmony with nature, the rental accommodation in the Bay of the Somme will make your stay a source of vitality. For example, the 4* campsite La ferme des Aulnes is located in Nampont, a charming little village with typical architecture of the region. Spend pleasant moments with your family in a serene and calm environment. For the little ones, an indoor swimming pool and a paddling pool are available during your stay. On site, the children can enjoy their own activities: playgrounds and inflatable games while the parents can enjoy the deckchairs in the indoor pool, a good compromise, isn't it? Near the campsite, the warm and dynamic seaside resort of Le Touquet will dazzle you with its splendid beaches, its elegant villas and its forest of hundred-year-old pines lined with cycle paths.

Small medieval towns dominated by the Bay of the Somme: Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme and Cayeux-sur-Mer are the perfect places to wander through the narrow streets embellished with colourful little houses and flowers. Enhance your family day out with a visit to their marinas and small souvenir shops. Climb aboard the historic steam train that runs along the Bains de Mer network: a railway route from Cayeux-sur-Mer to Crotoy, and experience unique and unforgettable moments.