The discovery of the Chausey Islands

The Chausey Islands are located in Normandy, a few kilometres from Granville.

You must see the Chausey Islands. Of course you have to take the boat to the islands of Chausey - schedules links). The jetty is located on the big island (the only visitable), then it is not difficult to find your way because the island is relatively small, if you walk fast, you can go around in less than two hours! It is best to be lulled by the spectacle of the descent of the water showing hundreds of islets immersed. You can eat on the island there are a grocery store and a restaurant.

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Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 4 h.

The boats at Granville

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The boats at Granville
The boat crossing to the Chausey Islands takes an hour from Granville. The price for a person is expensive: 27.5 euros. You can get your tickets before boarding at the maritime station, there is also a shop in the city centre. Departure times change daily depending on the tides.

The jetty

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The jetty
The Chausey Islands are administratively attached to Granville, which is located 17 kilometers away. There are about thirty people who live year-round in Chausey.

The rocks at low tide

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The rocks at low tide
Chausey is one of the few places in the world where the difference between the low tide and high tide can reach 15 meters.

The large beach

The large beach
You can relax on the beach.

The moor

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The moor
Only a moor and lawns can grow in the harsh conditions of the island.

The Channel

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The Channel
We can leave the trail and climb on the rocks for a nicer view.

The castle

Passing along the way you will be surprised to discover a kind of Castle. It is an old fort renovated by the industrialist Louis Renault loved the Chausey Islands. Today it is a private property that cannot be visited.

The beach

The beach
It is the beach of Chausey Islands, it is supervised during the summer season.

The lighthouse

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The lighthouse

The fort

The fort
The fort was built in 1866 but it was disarmed in 1906, it never played an important military role and cannot be visited.

Shop and restaurants

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Shop and restaurants
You can find a shop, a bar and a hotel restaurant. the prices are quite high, the first menu of the restaurant is 27 euros. It is better to book. It’s better to come with your food.

View of the island

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View of the island
The Chausey Islands has 50 islands at high tide but more than 300 at low tide.

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