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The harbour at Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

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Port-en-Bessin-Huppain Normandy




Nestled in the heart of the picturesque region of Normandy, France is the charming fishing village of Port en Bessin Huppain. This hidden gem is a must visit tourist destination for anyone seeking to immerse themselves in the authentic French culture and experience the beauty of a traditional French village.

With a rich history dating back centuries, Port en Bessin Huppain is a quintessential French town with cobbled streets, quaint cottages, and a bustling harbour filled with fishing boats. The village is surrounded by lush green fields and rolling hills, offering panoramic views of the stunning Normandy countryside.

The town's focal point is its bustling harbour, where locals can be seen unloading their daily catch and colorful boats bob gently in the water. Visitors can stroll along the picturesque harbour promenade, taking in the sights and sounds of the bustling fishermen's activities or enjoying a delicious seafood meal at one of the many waterfront restaurants. In addition to its charming harbour, Port en Bessin Huppain boasts a rich history, with a 12th-century church and an old lighthouse that offer visitors a glimpse into the town's past. The town is also home to a vibrant market, where locals sell fresh produce and traditional French delicacies.

Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway or a family vacation, Port en Bessin Huppain has something for everyone. From its stunning countryside to its quaint village charm, this hidden gem is a must-visit destination for anyone seeking an authentic French experience.

The Port area to the town

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Port en Bessin Huppain is a hidden gem in Normandy that offers visitors a range of stunning attractions. One of the most popular attractions in the area is the 16th century Vauban Tower. This tower was used to defend the port and the town from pirate attacks and is steeped in history. Visitors can climb to the top of the tower and enjoy breathtaking views of the town and the surrounding countryside.

For history buffs, the Overlord Museum is a must-visit attraction. The museum is dedicated to the D-Day landings and the Battle of Normandy and features a range of exhibits and displays that tell the story of this pivotal moment in history.

Nature lovers will also be in their element in Port en Bessin Huppain. The town is situated on the edge of the stunning Omaha Beach, which is known for its golden sands and crystal-clear waters. Visitors can enjoy a range of water sports here, including swimming, kayaking, and windsurfing.

Overall, Port en Bessin Huppain offers something for everyone, from history and culture to nature and stunning coastal views. It's a must-visit destination in Normandy that will leave visitors with unforgettable memories.

A local Creperie near the harbour

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Cafe

There was a plenty of Cafes and bars in the town centre

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This hotel is overlooking the port

Port en Bessin hotel


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The Ibis Bayeux Port en Bessin hotel is in the heart of the fishing village of Port en Bessin, on the famous Omaha Beach in the environs of the D Day Landings.

A stones throw from Omaha Beach Golf course, take your pick of sport and leisure in historic surroundings. Book one of our 62 highly comfortable airconditioned rooms and benefit from the facilities offered by our hotel.

WiFi access in your room. Grab a tasty snack whenever you like with our 24 hour bar service.

Port en Bessin Hotel

Hotels & B&Bs in Port en Bessin

Restaurants in the Port

A local map of the area

The town centre and harbour

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Port en Bessin huppain Calvados  Normandy

Just an update

It as been nearly 5 years since our last visit.So this time we were able to spend 2 full days here some of it in the cafe below watching the fishing boats coming and going.

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