Located on the Normandy coast, the elegant resort that is Cabourg makes for a refreshing and exciting break along a sheltered stretch of the north of France. This coastal town, which has been specialising in catering to holidaymakers since the 1850s, still retains its element of class and a certain je ne sais quoi. This lively and sophisticated seaside resort is much loved with international families, and the local council have made every effort to create a town with a myriad of games and activities for children of all ages, including miniature gold and go-karting.
For the grownups, apart from enjoying the stunning beaches and seaside attractions, there are innumerable methods to whiling away your time in luxury and panache. From horse racing to water sports, sea bathing, swimming pools, go karting, tennis, golf, festivals (including the International Festival of the Romantic Movie in June), and an impressive seafront casino; any combination of activities can make sure that any getaway with the kids, or romantic getaway from them, is action packed and brimming with memories.
With fresh summers and very mild winters, a trip to Cabourg is certainly an exciting and viable option at any time of the year. Its avenues shaded by lime trees and Normandy poplars create a scene that will live on in your mind long after the trip has ended.
With a leisure centre in town dedicated to keep the little ones entertained, as well as beach clubs for children from 3 to 16; Cabourg is exceptionally well suited for travelling families. While the kids are busy, take a pleasant saunter along the lengthy stretch of promenade sheltered by the sea wall, or head to the shore and discover why Cabourg is also known as Le Plagues des Romantiques (The Romantic Beaches).
In the evening, perhaps consider a visit to a cinema or the race course, and enjoy their famous night races, or simply find a cobbled street corner and sample the excellent traditional French and Normandy cuisine from one of the towns many excellent brasseries or bars; whether your tastes lean towards a romantic meal for two or crepes with the kids you are sure to find a meal to suit your tastes and budget.
Renting holiday accommodation in Cabourg
Whether you prefer to be in a sea facing villa with your own balcony, or a quaint maisonette in the middle of town, a holiday rental creates many more possibilities for experiencing a completely unique and authentic break.
Being a town exceptionally well suited to families and groups of visitors, why not make the most of spending time with your loved ones and consider a holiday rental? As well as being cheaper than booking multiple hotel rooms, having everybody in the same house also means being able to enjoy each other’s company in significantly larger and more personal surroundings that you don’t have to share with strangers, instead of all being cramped in one of the bedrooms. After a visit to the food market why not return at the end of the day to your very own home and prepare an exciting meal in the kitchen with all the fresh and delicious seafood and produce you bought?