Le Point du Jour
Route de Cabourg, Merville-Franceville-Plage, 14810, FranceView on map
Why stay here ...
With a coastal location in Merville-Franceville-Plage, this site is less than 30 minutes' drive from the port of Caen. This friendly site offers everything families might need for an active yet relaxing break. It's a lively site in high season with an entertainment programme and organised activities such as yoga, pilates, karaoke and bingo. There is also an indoor pool and direct access to the beach offering opportunities to swim, fish and try water sports and sand yachting.
The helpful reception staff speak English and are happy to provide information about the site and the local area. Drinks and snacks are served in the bar area, and Cabourg is a short drive or cycle and convenient for provisions and local cuisine.
The site is a good base for exploring Normandy’s many attractions, including the D-Day beaches, Honfleur and Bayeux. The Pegasus Bridge and Caen are also close by.
Around and About
Deauville, Bayeux, Lisieux, Beuvron en Auge, Honfleur, Cabourg, Falaise, D-day landing beaches, Kite surfing, Hiking, Cycling, Water sports.
Latest arrival time - low: 7:00 PM
Latest arrival time - high: 10:00 PM
Earliest departure time - low: 7:00 AM
Earliest departure time - high: 7:00 AM
From the port of Ouistreham follow the signs for the A13 (Caen) on the D84/N84. Then continue on the D514 towards Caen/Cabourg. Take the exit signed Bénouville/Mervill-Francevill/Cabourg. Continue on the D514 for 5.5miles / 9 km, crossing over the river and 4 roundabouts. The site will be on the left 1 km after the 4th (small) roundabout with a boat in the middle. From the east take the go north on the Caen by-pass and leave at exit 3a (Port d'Angleterre/Car Ferry). Continue on the D515 for 4.6 miles/7.5km then take the exit towards Bénouville/Cabourg the D514, then follow directions as above
- Distance to Calais: (kms)
- Lat 49.283176 / Lon -0.191499
- Michelin map no.
- Buses go to: Caen, Deauville and Cabourg
- Daily public transport within 2 kms
- Nearest port: Caen (14 kms)
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