An old-fashioned charm emanates from this village with its countless late 19th century villas. They were home to great artists, who came here to seek rest: Gustave Eiffel, Hector Mallot & Jules Verne, Sarah Bernhardt & Isadora Duncan, to name but a few.
In the summer, the white huts make the beach most authentic and give it a lovely resort feel.
And what about the extraordinary view from the customs officers’ path! Below, the turquoise blue of the sea contrasts with the green of the meadows and the chalk color of the cliffs.
Did you know?
The Petites Dalles also have their “crossroads”. Find it, it will lead you to the heights, to the sumptuous villa of Lampottes, which was built by Henri Stephan Opper de Blowitz, famous correspondent to the Times.
Accessible by a hiking trail through the woods or by the D5 from Sassetot-le-Mauconduit