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6 Things to Do in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue

Up-to-Date 2024  –  By Culture Francia Team

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What to See & Do

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue Overall Appeal ★★★☆☆

  Name Appeal Type Visit Cost
01 La Hougue ★★☆☆☆ Hiking Self Free
02 Vauban Tower ★★☆☆☆ Panorama Self Paid
03 Quays & Marina ★★☆☆☆ Walking Around Self Free
04 Fishermen Chapel ★☆☆☆☆ Chapel Self Free
05 St. Vaast Church ★☆☆☆☆ Church Self Free
06 Main Street ★☆☆☆☆ Walking Around Self Free

01. La Hougue

Aerial view of La Hougue, featuring a coastal landscape with a historic fortification surrounded by water.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Hiking

Visit Self
Cost Free

La Hougue Peninsula is a scenic area offering coastal views, ideal for leisurely walks and nature exploration. Its historical significance includes being a site of naval battles and fortifications.

02. Vauban Tower

Close-up of the Vauban Tower in Saint Vaast La Hougue, a historic stone tower on a grassy hill under a clear blue sky.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Panorama

Visit Self
Cost Paid

The Vauban Tower is a historic fortification designed by the famous military engineer Vauban. It stands as part of the coastal defense system and offers insights into 17th-century military architecture. The tower provides panoramic views of the surrounding area and the sea.

03. Marina

Aerial view of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue village, focusing on a marina filled with boats and the surrounding quaint buildings.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

The Marina in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue is a busy place for boat lovers. It has modern facilities and is surrounded by cute cafes and seafood restaurants. It’s a great spot to soak in the town’s maritime vibe.

04. Fishermen Chapel

Fishermen Chapel in Saint Vaast La Hougue, a small stone chapel with a bell tower under a blue sky with scattered clouds.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Romanesque Chapel

Visit Self
Cost Free

The Fishermen Chapel is a small but important religious site for the local fishing community. It has maritime-themed decorations and offerings from sailors.

05. St. Vaast Church

Interior view of the Church of Saint Vaast, showcasing its gothic architecture with tall columns and stained glass windows.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Gothic Church

Visit Self
Cost Free

The Church Saint-Vaast is the main church of the town.

06. Main Street

Verrue Street in Saint Vaast La Hougue, adorned with festive decorations, featuring historic buildings with vibrant storefronts.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

Rue Verrue is the vibrant main street of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, lined with shops, cafes, and local businesses.

Including the main famous deli shop of the town: Maison Gosselin.

Tatihou Island

Tatihou Island is a small, lovely island you can reach by boat or by foot at low tide from Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue. It’s famous for its natural beauty and its historic fort.

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