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 Le Crotoy

The marina at Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy



Le Crotoy is a nice little seaside town in the Picardie region on the Somme estuary.It is about 10 miles from the large town of Abbeville

This was our second visit to the town last time we came by train.We caught the narrow gauge Somme Bay Railway train.From Saint Valery sur Somme . which takes you all round the area.This time we drove from the village of Wamin about 30 miles away.We visited the village on a Friday morning the same day as the weekly market.So it was very busy the market is held on the sea front.We managed to park in a street nearby and walked down to the sea wall.

The road to the sea front

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A shop selling all kinds of preserves

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The fishing port is a mixture of Fishermens cottages and holiday homes.

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The estuary is over looking the Baie de Somme you can take a boat trip from Saint Valery sur Somme. To explore the bay you can sometimes see seals swimming in the bay

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The sea wall

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Another chocolate shop to try to resist we failed

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