Looking for a weekend away from it all? Then head for Cabourg, calm and elegant Cabourg.
In Cabourg, time seems to have stood still. A coastal destination in Normandy simply not to be missed, Cabourg has preserved all the bygone charms of its golden age in the early 20th century. And whether you are heading for Cabourg for the first time, or if you are coming back, to once more succumb to the charms of this seafront resort, here are a few tips for you to make the most of your stay.
What to see, what to do: Cabourg's 'must does'
Unveil the secrets of Cabourg's villas . Cabourg was a highly popular destination for holiday home owners in the early 20th century, each and every one striving to rival with his neighbours in terms of originality and allure! The Belle Époque has left an indelible mark on the town: open-worked balconies, bay windows, loggias, ceramic, mosaic, coloured façades, etc. Learn some of the secrets of this resolutely romantic destination over a guided tour.
A stroll along the Marcel Proust and a walk on the sandy beach. Over two miles of fine sands and a splendid shoreline: Cabourg beach is one of the warmest and the most welcoming in Normandy. And just a few yards away, you can revel in the view without a grain of sand on foot, along the Marcel Proust promenade.
Try an overnight's stay, a meal or simply brunch at the legendary Grand Hôtel de Cabourg. A building straight from a picture postcard, and just a few yards from the beach... Entering the Grand Hôtel – even if it's just to enjoy a glance of its splendid hallway, is always a unique experience. Sleeping or dining there, is a different affair...
Try your luck at the Casino. Poker, roulette, slot machines? Enter the exhilarating atmosphere of Cabourg Casino, enjoy a meal and the fine sea views at the brasserie, and try to win the jackpot!
Revel in a day or an evening at the races at the Cabourg racecourse. An evening at the Cabourg racecourse is one you won't forget for a long time! And there's no need for you to be an experienced gambler to enjoy the thrills and the passion that reign within this vast enclosure that can welcome up to 15,000 spectators!