The dunes of Biville

If you like nature, solitude, sea and the dunes it is the walk for you

Biville is a village in Normandy located 20 km away from Cherbourg. It has an important dune massif which worth the trip. The dunes extend over 2 km.

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Duration: 3 h.

The Saint-Pierre de Biville church

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The Saint-Pierre de Biville church
You can park your car next to the beautiful church of Saint-Pierre at Biville. You can see the relics of Thomas Hélye (author of many miracles) in the church, it has long been a place of pilgrimage.

The start of the walk

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The start of the walk
The start of the walk is located next to the Church. Follow the sign "Calvaire des Dunes" (Calvary of the dunes)

Magnificent panorama

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Magnificent panorama
You reach the calvary after a 10 minute walk. You can see the new Flamanville nuclear power plant far away.

The dunes

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The dunes
The landscape is beautiful.

The path in the dunes

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The path in the dunes
Most of the time it is forbidden to walk through the dunes to preserve them, it isn’t the case here although the site is protected. This is probably due to the very low attendance.

The descent to the sea

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The descent to the sea
There are many paths that meander through the dunes. It’s a very nice place.

The dunes of Biville

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The dunes of Biville
You can see the calvary on the top of the hill.

The beach

The beach
There is a parking lot next to the beach, No problem to park you car, there is nobody even in August! Only some surfers. The beach is too far from the town.

The endless beach

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The endless beach

The way back

The way back
You can go back to Biville on the road.
Departure point (Google Maps)

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