The dunes of Biville

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

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

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Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 3 h.

Church Saint-Pierre de Biville

Church Saint-Pierre de Biville
You can park your car directly next to the beautiful church of Saint-Pierre at Biville. Inside is located the relics of Thomas Hélye (author of many miracles), the Church has long been a place of pilgrimage.

The departure of the walk

The departure of the walk
The start is located right next to the Church. "Calvary of the dunes" by the Panel.

Magnificent panorama

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Magnificent panorama
A few minutes walk we reach the level of Calvary. At the bottom you can see the new Flamanville nuclear power plant.

The dunes

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The dunes
The landscape is beautiful.

The path in the dunes

The path in the dunes
Usually it is forbidden to walk through the dunes, but this does not seem the case here although the site is protected. This is probably due to the very low attendance of the place.

The descent to the sea

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The descent to the sea
There are many paths that wind through the dunes and bring you down to the sea.

The dunes of Biville

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

The beach

The beach
There is a parking lot right next to the beach, but even in August you will not be disturbed. There is not many people other than a few surfers.

The beach of sight

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The beach of sight

The return

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

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