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avenue du General de Gaulle, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 15, 2015

We stayed in a gite nearby and enjoyed driving into Port-en-Bessin to enjoy strolling along the streets and watching the local watermen on their boats. It is tranquil and relaxing, simply a charming place to visit and forget what is happening elsewhere. Charming!

3  Thank Lynn1950
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Reviewed July 16, 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Calm and picuresque little fishing village, ideal for arly morning waks by the sea. The tour Vauban and it's slope full of sea shells are a must

2  Thank DoctorSotos
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We stayed in Port-en-Bessin while touring the landing beaches of Normandy. Centrally located made this the best location for us to call our home for a week while taking in all the sites around the Normandy invasion beaches. The community has nice restaurants and made...More

1  Thank Rick T
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Lots of interests with fishing boats coming and going regularly and nice restaurants and cafes. Also historic in terms of the D Day landings and very close to Omaha as well as Gold, Juno and Sword beaches. Nice walks around the area and close to...More

Thank Sean S
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Quint little town on the border of Gold and Omaha beach in Normandy France. It was walking distance from our hotel. We didn't realize it but there on shells on this beach as far as the eye can see. Also there is a lot of...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Having left Omaha Beach we were looking for a town at which to have lunch and this small fishing town certainly fitted the bill. After a successful fish lunch we walked around the town as far as the granite memorial to the French end of...More

1  Thank unclebobjim
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Lucky to be staying in a gite so close to this lovely port. A small range of shops but plenty of restaurants at all price levels. Market day on a Sunday morning is a must!

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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful little town and port to visit. It is a lovely little walk through the town and harbour to the sea front. There are some nice shops and plenty of choice for places to eat. We visited on a Sunday particularly as they...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed December 4, 2016

This is a quaint little town. There is plenty of free parking & you can stroll out to the harbor barriers for some magnificent views. My wife & I enjoyed our walk around town.

1  Thank harryatkck
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited in the high of the holiday period. There are quite a few tourists but the town isn't overrun. You can still find a parking space here. Free parking, not even time limited. Tourists means several places to eat and drink, mainly around the harbour....More

Thank ClogsinFrance
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We were living a km inland and this was our go to place for getting food in the evening. There is around 10-20 resturants to choose from. After your dinner I would recomend a walk on the pier or the bech going east.

1  Thank Jimmy C
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