A historic, natural and rich city!
Granville, nicknamed the Monaco of the North, invites you to discover a historic, natural town full of riches.
For more than four centuries, Granville lived to the rhythm of the fishing campaigns to the Banks of Newfoundland and Saint-Miquelon. Turned towards the sea, it was also a corsair town whose sailors were among the most valiant of their time.
At the end of the 19th century, the sea baths attracted a large number of customers, as the town had been linked to Paris by rail since 1870. Numerous Belle Epoque style villas were then built along the coast and mark a new facet of Granville's personality: a seaside town of character.
Visit the historic district of Granville by taking the path of the ramparts: the Pointe du Roc and the lighthouse, the bunkers, the theatre of the Haute-Ville, the Grand'Porte and its double drawbridge, the watch house, the old barracks, the church of Notre-Dame du Cap-Lihou, the Place de l'Isthme.
20 minutes walk from Prévithal, by the customs path, discover the childhood home of Christian Dior.
The villa "Les Rhumbs" is located in a remarkable garden, perched on the cliff overlooking the sea.
Every summer, a temporary exhibition is held, the theme of which is linked to his creations.
A unique links course in France, with an authenticity and character similar to the age-old courses in Ireland or Scotland (created in 1972 by Harry Colt). 18 holes Par 72 and 9 holes per 33.
Granville offers a large range of events troughout the year : exhibitions, museums, concerts, carnival, sports events...
You can also enjoy outdoor, nautical or terrestrial experiences: sea trips on an old sailing boat, kitesurfing, kayaking, sand yachting, diving, fishing, golf, horse riding, tennis...
• 21 February to 25 February: Granville Carnival
• 2 July to 5 July: Bathing Festival
• 13th July: St Pair Sur Mer fireworks display
• 22 July to 2 August: 11th edition of the Grandes Marées Festival
• 20 August to 23 August: Festival of working sails
• 25 September to 27 September: Festival toute la mer sur un plateau
Discover the high tides all year round:
From 10 to 13 February: coeff.108. From 10th to 13th March: coeff.116. From 7th to 11th April: coeff.117. From 07 to 09 May: coeff.108. From 20 to 22 August: coeff. 103. 17 to 21 September: coeff. 113. 16 to 20 October: coeff. 115. From 14 to 17 November : coeff.109.