A holiday rental home in Houlgate will put you close to historic attractions, fun activities and much more. Your rental will serve as a comfortable home base for all of your holiday adventures.
If you enjoy spending time outdoors then you will find plenty to do whilst on holiday to Houlgate. Spend time on the beaches where you can enjoy swimming, boating, fishing and other activities. Hiking and horseback riding are also popular options. In some locations, you can ride horses right onto the beach. Tennis and golf facilities can be found nearby as can casinos where you can gamble or just watch as others try their luck at a variety of gaming tables. Several festivals are held here throughout the year including the Jazz Festival, Wind Sports Festival and the well-attended Houlgate European Film Festival.
The area around Houlgate is rich with history. It was on the nearby beaches of Normandy that allies staged their invasions in 1944. Whilst on holiday to Houlgate you can visit some of these beaches. The Battle of Normandy Museum features artefacts and exhibits that tell the story of the Normandy invasions and helps to bring to life what the young soldiers and sailors experienced. Several historic churches and other buildings are also located in and near Houlgate. The Abbaye aux Hommes is one such building. The lovely architecture allows one to imagine what this region may have looked like hundreds of years ago. Festyland is a small theme park that the children will enjoy.
The winters are mild in Houlgate and the summers are warm and pleasant. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between 4° and 8° C and the highs are between 8° and 12° C. During the spring the average lows are between 7° and 9° C and the highs are between 12° and 15° C. During the summer the average lows are between 12° and 14° C and the highs are between 18° and 20° C. During the summer there is between 10 and 12 days that bring some rain each month. The most rain occurs during the winter when it rains up to 19 days each month.
The closest airport to Houlgate is St. Gatien Airport (DOL), which is just 19 km away. Octeville Airport (LEH) is 31 km from Houlgate. The nearest international airport is Pleurtuit Airport (DNR), which is located 167 km from Houlgate. You will need a car for use during your stay, especially if you plan to explore the surrounding areas.