Do you have teenagers in your tribe? Welcome to the Cœur de Nacre, a family destination in the heart of Normandy.

Discover our suggestions for activities and outings adapted to teenagers.

Whether you’re a history buff or a keen sports fan, our team will show you the choices you can’t afford to miss – a promise of a successful holiday.

Let’s discover together these suggestions on the territory and its surroundings.


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Juno Caching


Here is a treasure hunt inspired by geocaching, combining memory and biodiversity, offered free of charge by the Juno Beach Centre.

With the help of a downloadable game document, families go through the Juno Park in search of clues.

Through 10 stages, you can learn more about the Atlantic Wall, the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 and the flora and fauna that surround us.

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Explore Juno at the Juno Beach Centre


With its interactive modules and touch screens, the Explore Juno tour for young people makes exploring the museum even easier and more accessible.

You can also visit the beach, the remains of the Atlantic Wall and the bunkers with young Canadian guides.

More about Explore Juno

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3 web applications to better understand D-Day

Juno Beach and Sword Beach

Are you visiting the D-Day landing beaches with teenagers? Are they studying the history of the Second World War?

Then these 3 free web applications will interest them.

They complete the visit of the sites and museums of the Battle of Normandy area.

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Visit the bunkers

Radar Station 44, Douvres-la-Délivrande

Located in the former German detection station, the radar museum presents, in the period bunkers, the daily life of the soldiers and the radar.

It is today the only site in France presenting one of the 5 examples of the Würzburg radar in the world.

Make the most of your visit by downloading the free AudioSpot app from the AppStore (IOS) or Play Store (Android), which turns your smartphone into an audio guide.

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The D-Day Wings Museum, or how to feel like an aviator.

Discover the only museum dedicated to Second World War aircraft and D-Day air operations.

Just a few kilometres from the D-Day landing beaches in Carpiquet, the D-Day Wings Museum is entirely dedicated to aviation.

It offers visitors the chance to climb aboard authentic cockpits of wartime aircraft… a childhood dream come true!

Sport and leisure

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Skate park


Skate, rollerblade, scooter or BMX, whether you are a beginner or an experienced skater, this area is accessible to all!

Take advantage of over 1,000 m² for your favourite board sports.

A City Stade multi-sports ground is also available for basketball, football or handball.

Other skate parks and multi-sports grounds are available in the Coeur de Nacre.

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Water sports

Luc-sur-Mer, Langrune-sur-Mer and Courseulles-sur-Mer

Catamaran, paddle, kayak, giant paddle, sand yachting, kitesurfing… the 3 Cœur de Nacre sailing schools offer a wide range of water sports activities.

You can also try towed buoys with Ride’O in Langrune-sur-Mer.

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Fatbike sur la plage


Get on your fatbike and head for the sandy beach!

This fat bike allows you to ride on wet sand.

A feeling of freedom guaranteed!

Credit : Christelle Guibert

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Aquanacre Aquatic Center


The aquatic center is particularly suitable for families with children of all ages.

The indoor and outdoor pools are heated to 31°C.

The pentagliss is a great place to have fun and slide!

Note: visit us in the afternoons during the school vacations to test the course with the giant inflatable structure and the Tarzan rope!

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Ponton flottant

Beaches of the Côte de Nacre

On the beaches of the Côte de Nacre, several floating pontoons are installed near the shore.

Diving, water fights, sunbathing… here is what you need to spend a nice afternoon at the seaside!

And in the evening?

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Bowling de la mer


Challenge yourself!

The 8 tracks are accessible from size 30.

Also on site: billiards, video games…

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Dessert at the seaside

A pancake, a waffle, an artisanal ice cream or why not a barbapapa… which sweetness do you like the most?!

These delicacies have the good taste of the vacations!



Luc-sur-Mer and Courseulles-sur-Mer

The two fun courses of 18 holes for Courseulles-sur-Mer and 15 holes for Luc-sur-Mer allow teenagers and younger people to have a great time.

Who will score the most points?

Clubs et balles, feuilles de scores et stylo fournis.

Restauration sur place.

The tourist office team is at your disposal to inform you about all excursions and activities with teenagers.

Some ideas for outings in the area

The Coeur de Nacre destination is ideally located in the heart of Normandy and Calvados.

Credits : Séverine Frères (Ornavik), Les Conteurs (Festyland), Tapisserie de Bayeux

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