Where to go out in the Terres de Nacre?
Discover the highlights of 2022 offered in the summer and throughout the year on the D-Day landing beaches.
The D-Day Festival Normandy
The Tribute Fest
Last weekend in June
This is the event that launches the summer season in Luc-sur-Mer ! Facing the beach, this open-air rock revival festival brings together tribute bands over two days.
The Tribute Bands are not only copies, they allow the memory of mythical bands to live on !
La pierre à poissons (fish tasting)
1 date in July and 1 date in August
Started at the beginning of the 20th century, la pierre à poissons (fish tasting) is held every year.
The vendor, also known as the crier, has been replaced by an army of volunteers who prepare small plates of grilled fish, to be shared with families or friends, facing the sea, with their feet in the sand.
Côte de Nacre Music Festival
On the Calvados seaside resorts
This classical music festival brings together more than a hundred musicians of different nationalities to offer concerts in majestic places such as churches, with an eclectic programme.
the whale’s rafts
This water race is 100% fun and without a time limit. What is the goal ? To attempt to complete the entire course at sea in a homemade boat, reminiscent of the city’s emblem: the whale.
The Courseulles Sea Festival
Each year, Courseulles-sur-Mer pays tribute to sailors during this colourful, friendly and fun event.
Programme : sea songs, concerts, craft and sea market, procession and blessing of the decorated boats.
Acadian week Festival
Second week of August
Courseulles-sur-Mer and the Juno Beach sector
For a week, more than 50 family events, concerts, theme days and commemorations are organised to honour the Acadian soldiers who landed on Juno Beach on 6 June 1944.
15th August Festival
This day of celebration begins with a procession from the church.
It continues with a costume parade, a big picnic, a concert and the traditional fireworks.
the medieval festivals of the Barony
The Barony Park plunges us into the medieval era with its local market, the parade in costume and the many family activities offered throughout the afternoon and evening.
Last weekend in November
Courseulles-sur-Mer celebrates the star of the plate, the scallop during a festive and musical weekend.
Restaurant owners offer menus based on scallops for the occasion.
Programme subject to change or cancellation without notice.
The health pass and the wearing of a mask may be compulsory for certain events, ask your tourist office or the town hall.