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MTB Track - Country getaway in the Terres de Nacre
MTB Track - Country getaway in the Terres de Nacre
MTB Track - Country getaway in the Terres de Nacre

MTB Track - Country getaway in the Terres de Nacre

Credit : Amélie PANKOW

Discover the countryside and heritage of the Terres de Nacre! On foot or by bike, discover the architectural sights and natural areas between land and sea. Visit the natural areas of the Terres de Nacre, just a stone's throw from the D-Day beaches, and follow the paths through wooded landscapes and fields of wheat. On your way, you will come across many heritage gems, in particular the stone buildings of Creully.

Hikers and mountain bikers will enjoy these green landscapes as the seasons change!

Please note that this route is not signposted. We recommend that you take the PDF or the GPX route with you when you go for a walk.

20 km
5 h 30 mn
5 h 30 mn
4 h 30 mn
max. 69 m
min. 36 m
42 m
-42 m

Altimetric profile


Styles : HikingBaladeIn the countryForest
Public : FamilySportsmenOccasional hikersExperienced hikersTeenagers
Themes : CulturalPatrimony

Starting point

2 Rue du Bout Mâcon
14610 Colomby-Anguerny
Lat : 49.26792Lng : -0.40086
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Departure from the Anguerny church car park

Meet at the church car park which will be the starting point for this tour. The car park is large enough to accommodate a group of cyclists. A Proxi supermarket is available to provide you with supplies nearby.

2 Rue du Bout Mâcon 14610 Anguerny
Lat : 49.267976Lng : -0.401033
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The Manor house and the tithe barn (16th century)

The barns in which the tithes - the tax levied on farm produce - were...Read more

1 Rue du Bout Mâcon 14610 Anguerny
Lat : 49.266691Lng : -0.401076
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Saint Pierre Church

The three-bay nave and the choir were built in the 11th and 12th centuries....Read more

1 Rue de l'Eglise 14610 Anisy
Lat : 49.253255Lng : -0.391517
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Turn right out of the car park, then at the junction turn left onto Rue de l'Église.

2 Rue du Bout Mâcon 14610 Anguerny
Lat : 49.267927Lng : -0.400835
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The water well

A wood and limestone water well dating from the 19th century. The...Read more

5 Chemin de Colomby 14610 Anisy
Lat : 49.253178Lng : -0.392665
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Saint Vigor Church

12th and 14th century church thaht had some architectural changes....Read more

2C Rue de l'Église 14610 Colomby-sur-Thaon
Lat : 49.265501Lng : -0.4135
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Château de Fontaine Henry

Description of the measures put in place for the protection of visitors -disinfection...Read more

Lat : 49.274524Lng : -0.450022
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Canadian military cemetery

It is in this Canadian military cemetery in Bény-sur-Mer Reviers...Read more

Lat : 49.303244Lng : -0.450568
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Turn right onto Chemin des Pélerins. Take the second left towards the main road.

This road is very busy, so when approaching it, be careful and slow down. Stop for a while before taking the road on your right.

Chemin des Pèlerins 14610
Lat : 49.26482Lng : -0.42144
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The Church of the Assumption

The Church of the Assumption, or Church of Our Lady, is a Catholic...Read more

10 Route de Courseulles 14440 Bény-sur-Mer
Lat : 49.291266Lng : -0.432158
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Saint Georges Church

The church originally belonged to the Abbey of Saint Wandrille, which...Read more

2A Place de l'Église 14610 Basly
Lat : 49.279047Lng : -0.424583
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At the intersection of the paths, take the path on your right.

Go up the grassy path and take the second path on your right. Once you have taken the path, turn immediately to your left and walk up the path for a few hundred metres. Then turn right for about 800 metres. At the end of the path, turn right and take the second path on your left towards Bény.

17-1 Rue d'Asnières 14440
Lat : 49.29039Lng : -0.44598
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At the end of the road, turn left into Rue du Viquet.

Go up Rue du Viquet. As you approach the D79, slow down, stop and take the street in front of you, Rue des Mézières. Follow the Rue des Mézières, cross the Route de Douvres, and go straight on towards Basly.

12 Rue du Viquet 14440
Lat : 49.29111Lng : -0.43634
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Once in Basly, cross the D83 and go straight on to Rue Talbot.

Make sure you stop for a while before crossing the D83. Continue straight on Rue Talbot and then take the third left onto Rue du Bac au Port.
At the end of the street, at the stop sign, go straight on and follow the road.

13 Route de Douvres 14610
Lat : 49.28095Lng : -0.420764
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Franchir la route et emprunter le chemin face à vous.

Pédaler un kilomètre et emprunter le premier chemin sur votre gauche. Aller tout droit et regagner Anguerny. Au bout du Chemin prendre à droite et se diriger vers l'église et le point de départ de la boucle

Unnamed Road 14440
Lat : 49.27339Lng : -0.39662
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Contact us by email at or directly at our tourist offices.

Tourist office in Courseulles-sur-Mer
5, Rue du 11 Novembre
Tél : +33(0)2 31 37 46 80

Tourist office in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Digue Favreau
Tél : +33(0)2 31 97 30 41

Tourist office in Luc-sur-Mer
Place du Petit Enfer
Tél : +33(0)2 31 97 33 25