The dunes of Biville

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

Biville is a commune of the Manche in Normandy located at 20 km from Cherbourg. It has an important dune massif which is worth the trip. The dunes extend on more than 2 km. Be careful, it's a great site !

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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 right next to the beautiful Saint-Pierre church in Biville. Inside are the relics of Thomas Hélye (author of many miracles), the church has long been a place of pilgrimage.

The start of the walk

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The start of the walk
The departure is just beside the church. The sign indicates "Calvaire des dunes".

Magnificent panorama

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Magnificent panorama
After a few minutes of walking we arrive at the level of the calvary. In the background we see the new nuclear power station of Flamanville.

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
Usually it is forbidden to walk in the dunes but it does not seem to be the case here although the site is protected. This is probably due to the very low number of visitors.

La descente vers la mer

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La descente vers la mer
There are many paths that wind through the dunes and take you to the sea.

The dunes of Biville

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The dunes of Biville
At the top you can see the calvary of the dunes of Biville.

The beach

The beach
There is a parking right next to the beach but even in the middle of August you won't be disturbed too much. There are not many people except for some surfers.

The beach as far as the eye can see

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The beach as far as the eye can see

The return

The return
The return to Biville can be done on the road.
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