Om Shanti! Open Spaces in Bay of Somme
Best Time to Visit
April to October
2 hours 30 minutes from Paris
2 hours from CDG airport
Wander around a typical French seaside town with medieval charm.
Go on a boat excursion and watch seals from up close.
Feast your eyes on the scenic coast along the bay.
Take home special souvenirs.
With large expanses of water, marshes, dunes and wildlife, the Bay of Somme is a picturesque patchwork where sky and sea seem to merge.
Few sites in the world are as refreshing as the Bay of Somme, which flaunts its pristine beauty and charm. Savor the ecological diversity and stunning views the area has to offer. Stroll the charming seaside town of Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme, ranked as one of France’s most delightful destinations. Anglo-Norman villas are nestled between the ramparts and the sea and serve as a fine example of a medieval citadel. Narrow streets of fishermen’s cottages wind up the hill behind the harbor. Small, quaint boutiques adorn the streets of this lovely town.
Try lunch at one of the local restaurants. Les Corderies serves food prepared with local ingredients, Au comptoir de la baie specializes in seafood, Le velocipede offers a cozy ambiance. There’s also a selection of Italian restaurants in the area.
After lunch, explore the bay on a boat, get acquainted with seals and feast your eyes on the rugged landscape. Don’t miss the Sunset at Bay of Somme. After the sun sinks into the sea, the sky is painted in breathtaking colors. Head back to Paris in the evening.
Activities & Services
Indulge your adventurous side kayaking in the sea or sand yachting on the beach : Rs. 1,750* per person for a kayak session / Rs. 4,200* per person for sand yachting (3 hours)
Enjoy a delicious meal prepared with local ingredients.
Ride a toy train or take a guided walk along the bay during low tide : Rs. 980* per person for the train ride / Rs. 1,050* per person for the walk
Get close to nature and bird-watch at the Marquenterre Park : Rs. 735* per person
Boat ride in the Bay of Somme
Different itineraries are available. Information and timings can be provided upon request.
Starting from₹ 840 per person
Included in the price
Boat ride to observe the seals
Not included in the price
Round trip transport
Paris – Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme
200 km from central Paris, drive of 2 hours 30 minutes / 200 km from CDG, 2-hour drive.
2 hours from the Paris Gare du Nord Station to Noyelles-sur-Mer.