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Travel with your dog

Like millions of tourists, you’ve decided to travel with your dog and are looking for a holiday destination ?

Stop here and drop your bags !

On this page, you’ll find all the useful information to prepare for your stay (accessible beaches, walk ideas, useful contacts...) with your companion.

Note that our tourist offices are equipped with a doggie bar !

Walking Luc-sur-Mer, a seaside resort for dogs ! Dog friendly accommodation Useful contacts


With its 10km white beaches and seaside walks, the Côte de Nacre is perfect for a walk by the sea with your animal companion.

From Courseulles-sur-Mer to Luc-sur-Mer, towns have set rules to access the beaches. Hiking trails (from 1,5 to 6kms) are also available for the coastal towns and Douvres-la-Délivrande. Downloadable for free or 0,5€/sheet in our offices.

Each owner must pick his animal’s dejection. Bags are available for free in dispensers, safety posts, town halls or tourist offices.

Can I walk my dog on the beach ?

Courseulles-sur-Mer : Dogs are allowed on the beach except during the surveillance hours from the end of June to the beginning of September. They must be held on a leach on the seaside and the town centre.
More information : Courseulles-sur-Mer town hall
48 rue de la Mer BP 101 - 14470 COUSEULLES-SUR-MER
+33 (0)2 31 36 17 17

Bernières-sur-Mer : Dogs are allowed on the beach and the promenade except during the summer period from the end of June to the beginning of September. At low tide, they are tolerated from the “Cale du Platon” (near the restaurant “Au Père Tranquille”) to the Capfun campsite in Courseulles-sur-Mer.
More information : Bernières-sur-Mer town hall
51 rue Hervé Léguillon 14990 BERNIERES-SUR-MER
+33 (0)2 31 96 45 47

Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer : Dogs are allowed on the beach, on a leach, except from the 1st of May to the 30th of September. During th summer period you can walk your dog on the beach from the Boulevard Maritime (to the east) to the rue Canet (to the west). For the rest of the year they are tolerated on the beach, the promenade and the town centre on a leach.
More information : Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer town hall
41 rue du Maréchal Joffre - 14750 SAINT-AUBIN-SUR-MER
+33 (0)2 31 97 30 24

Langrune-sur-Mer : Dogs are allowed, on a leach, at low tide, except during the mid-June to mid-September period. The high promenade is accessible all year, with a leach.
More information : Langrune-sur-Mer town hall
22 rue de la Mairie 14830 - Langrune-sur-Mer
+33 (0)2 31 97 31 36

Luc-sur-Mer : From October 1st to March 31st dogs are allowed, on a leach, on all the beaches of Luc-sur-Mer. From April 1st to September 31st, only the beach from the rue des Champs Élysées is allowed, with a leach.
More information : Luc-sur-Mer town hall
Rue de la Mer 14530 - LUC-SUR-MER
+33 (0)2 31 97 32 71

This information was given by the town halls. The can be changed by city order.

Luc-sur-Mer, a seaside resort for dogs !

Pauline, a blogger, came to discover Luc-sur-Mer with her dog Dena.

Through this video, discover the small seaside resort that worked hard to help welcome tourists with their animal companions. The mayor even dedicated a part of the beach to dog owners, allowing them to walk and bathe with their best friends.

Discover her documentary :

link to the blog : Travel with your dog

Dog friendly accommodation

To better advise our visitors on the dog friendly accommodations, the tourist office has asked our partner hosts if dogs were accepted in their homes.

A pictogram “dog friendly” was created to help you in your search for accommodation.

Download our accommodation guide for free :

Useful contacts

Dog kennels

Dominique JAMME
Rue du Val Collet
14440 Douvres-la-Délivrande
+33 (0)9 81 86 60 47
+33 (0)2 31 37 60 47


Les Corfolands
1 Route de Reviers
14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer
+33 (0)2 31 37 98 15

Cabinet vétérinaire de Luc
6 Avenue Lucien Raulet
14530 Luc-sur-Mer
+33 (0)2 31 80 99 13

Cabinet vétérinaire de l’Olivier
26 voie des Allié
14440 Douvres-la-Délivrande
+33 (0)2 31 37 20 38


Salon de Toilettage Poupette
3 Rue Emile Héroult
14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer
salondetoilettage chez poupette.org
+33(0)7 83 32 39 73

Rue Alfred Kastler
14440 Douvres-la-Délivrande
+33 (0)2 31 71 02 35

Rue du Val Collet
14440 Douvres-la-Délivrande
+33 (0)9 81 86 60 47
+33 (0)2 31 37 60 47

Annie Toilettage
6 Avenue Lucien Raulet
14530 Luc-sur-mer
+33 (0)6 99 85 76 24

62 Rue de Caen
14440 Cresserons
+33 (0)6 17 22 84 97

L’Atelier du toilettage
9 allée des Marronniers
14610 Colomby-Anguerny
+33 (0)2 31 08 08 57


Route de St Manvieu-Norrey
14790 Verson
+33 (0)2 31 08 00 75

SPA Refuge de Cabourg
Avenue de l’hippodrome
14390 Cabourg
+33 (0)2 31 28 09 71
cabourg chez la-spa.fr

SPA le Chat et la Vie
11 Chemin des Carreaux
14111 Louvigny
+33 (0)2 31 93 46 14
Facebook :Spa Lechat-Lavie

L’Association des Chiens Sportifs à l’Eau (ACSE)
Training on land and/or water in Courseulles-sur-mer from March to November.
isseho.patrice chez gmail.com
+(0)6 22 29 04 75
+(0)6 83 18 84 45
14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer

Association Newfies
Training in the water every Sunday morning from 10am to 12pm, from March to December on the beach of Luc-sur-Mer after the pier towards the cliffs.
terreneuvecotedenacre chez gmail.com
14530 Luc-sur-Mer

What to do if I find a lost dog ?
• Make sure you don’t get bitten or scratched
• If it’s wearing a collar, check if the owners contact is indicated
• If the animal is tattooed or chipped, contact the I-CAD society : +33(0)810 778 778contact chez i-cad.fr ou online : www.i-cad.fr/animal_trouve
• If I don’t have the above information, contact the town hall, police or gendarmerie