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9 Things to Do in Veules-les-Roses

Up-to-Date 2024  –  By Culture Francia Team

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What to See & Do

Veulesles-Roses Overall Appeal ★★☆☆☆

  Name Appeal Type Visit Cost
01

Streets, River & Mills

★★☆☆☆ Walking Around Self Free
03 Seafront ★★☆☆☆ Walking Around Self Free
02 Beach ★★☆☆☆ Beach Activities Self Free
04 Cerons Memorial ★★☆☆☆ Panorama + WWII Self Free
05 Viewpoint ★☆☆☆☆ Panorama Self Free
06 St. Martin Church ★☆☆☆☆ Church Self Free
07 Art Galleries & Shop ★☆☆☆☆ Art Gallery Self Free
08 St. Nicolas Ruin ★☆☆☆☆ Churc Ruin Self Free
09 Victor Hugo Plaque ★☆☆☆☆ Plaque Self Free

01. Streets, River & Mills

A picturesque scene of an old water mill with a stream flowing rapidly beside it. The building and its surroundings have a rustic charm.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type A

Visit Self
Cost Free

Veules-les-Roses is known for its charming streets filled with cute cottages and bright flower boxes. The pretty Veules River, the shortest in France, winds through the village and passes by old watermills, adding to the area’s lovely countryside feel.

02. Seafront

A wooden boardwalk along the seafront with a few people strolling. The scene includes a view of cliffs and the ocean under a clear sky.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

The seafront of Veules-les-Roses is a beautiful wooden walkway where you can enjoy the fresh sea breeze and ocean views.

03. Beach

A scenic beach view with pebbles, calm sea, and colorful kites flying in the blue sky. Cliffs and seaside buildings are visible in the background.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

The town’s beach is made of pebbles and its size varies greatly depending on the tide. At low tide, the beach stretches for several tens of meters.

04. Cerons Memorial

A war memorial featuring a large, rusted cannon with informational plaques on either side. The backdrop includes green lawns, a coastline, and distant cliffs.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Panorama + WWII Cannon

Visit Self
Cost Free

This memorial honors the sailors of the torpedo boat Cerons, which sank off the coast in 1940.

The spot gives also a great viewpoint of the town and the coast.

05. Viewpoint

A panoramic view of the sea from a high vantage point, showcasing the turquoise waters and coastal cliffs with greenery in the foreground.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Panorama

Visit Self
Cost Free

This viewpoint is on the opposite side of the previous one but you barely can see the town, it’s mostly to admire the coast and the sea.

06. St. Martin Church

The interior of the Church of Saint Martin, featuring stone arches, stained glass windows, and wooden pews. Statues and candles adorn the space.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Gothic Church

Visit Self
Cost Free

The actual Eglise St Martin is a historic church build in the 16th century, featuring Gothic architecture and stained glass windows.

07. Art Galleries & Shop

A cozy art gallery with brick walls displaying various framed paintings. The scene includes pottery on shelves and a table in the foreground.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Art Galley

Visit Self
Cost Free

Veules-les-Roses has several art galleries and shops showcasing the work of local artists and craftsmen. You’ll find a wonderful variety of artworks and souvenirs that reflect the village’s artistic vibe.

– La Quincaillerie
– AtelieRoba
– Le Relais des Artistes

08. St. Nicolas Ruin

Ruins of the Saint Nicolas Church with partially standing stone walls and a cross in the courtyard. Modern buildings are visible in the background.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Church Ruin

Visit Self
Cost Free

The ruins of St. Nicolas are the remains of an old church dedicated to sailors and closed during the French Revolution in 1789, then destroyed a few decades later.

09. Victor Hugo Plaque

A stone wall with three detailed bronze reliefs depicting scenes from Victor Hugo's life, and a round medallion above.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Commemorative Plaque

Visit Self
Cost Free

The Victor Hugo Plaque commemorates the famous French writer’s visit to Veules-les-Roses.

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