Houlgate travel guide
Visit Houlgate: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Houlgate travel guide
Location: Houlgate is situated in the Calvados department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 25 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Houlgate is 184 km from Paris and 229 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Houlgate: weekly market: Thursday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Houlgate: these include Dives-sur-Mer at 2 km and Cabourg at 3 km. Cabourg is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 3 km and Beuvron is a listed most beautiful village at 13 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Houlgate, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Houlgate
Le Havre 25km
Note that all distances from Houlgate shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
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Markets near Houlgate
- Houlgate: market every Thursday (0km)
- Dives-sur-Mer: market every Tuesday - seasonal market only - (2km)
- Cabourg: market every Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only - (3km)
- Cabourg: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
- Villers-sur-Mer: market every Tuesday & Friday (6km)
- Blonville-sur-Mer: market every Tuesday - seasonal market only - (9km)
- Blonville-sur-Mer: market every Friday (9km)
- Ouistreham: market every Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only - (13km)
- Ouistreham: market every Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
- Deauville: market every Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Houlgate and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Houlgate map below.
Heritage Site Le Havre (25km)
Most Beautiful Village Beuvron (13km)
Recommended Detour Honfleur (26km)
Religious Monument Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (24km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (37km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
Remarkable Garden Boutemont (26km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (35km); Jardins du château de Brécy (35km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Honfleur (26km)
Town Of Art And History Le Havre (25km); Orbec (47km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (31km)
Map of places to visit near Houlgate & Location Information
Distance to Houlgate
from Caen (local prefecture): 25 km
from Paris: 184 km
from Calais: 229 km
from Nice: 838 km
from Bordeaux: 498 km
from Strasbourg: 577 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Houlgate): Auberville, Cabourg, Dives-sur-Mer, Douville-en-Auge, Gonneville-sur-Mer, Grangues, Heuland, Periers-en-Auge, Saint-Vaast-en-Auge, Varaville and Villers-sur-Mer.
Calvados is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Houlgate from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Houlgate