The Paléospace has a vast collection of fossils proceeding from the Vaches Noires cliffs, situated along the Villers-sur-Mer beach. These fossils are proofs of a past time when enormous marine reptiles hunted crocodiles and ammonites in a warm sea. During a fun visit full of surprises for families, discover the Jurassic world with one of the guides of the museum.

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Le Paléospace - Musée de FranceVILLERS-SUR-MER

Guided visit: Jurassic Odyssea

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At the end of the 19th century, Villers sur mer became a trendy destination for Parisian high society, coming here for sea bathing. The foreshore was re-designed to host a pleasant and society walk, original manors were built to impress the neighbours and assert the owners’ status.
Like the theatres and operas of the 19th century, seaside resorts were popular for social reasons.

Walking along t...

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Heritage European Days: Guided visit: Secret stories of seaside cities

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When wandering in Deauville, villas, manors and other extraordinary buildings display a great architectural diversity. A variety of styles and dominant, often recurring, features have forged the city’s identity. Discover this widely promoted and preserved remarkable heritage through the most emblematic roads and manors of the city.

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Guided visit: "Deauville, architecture and villas"

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Discover the world of dinosaurs: big earth reptiles whose fossils have been found among Norman rocks. During this visit, you’ll learn how to recognize the different species, discover their peculiarities and their habits, understand why they disappeared, and get more information about their descendants...

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Le Paléospace - Musée de FranceVILLERS-SUR-MER

Guided visit: Dinosaurs

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Go back in time and discover the secrets of this exclusive archaeological site. A 3-km family tour including an initiation lesson about fossil collecting.
The palaeontological site of the Vaches Noires cliffs is rich in fossil bones dating back to the Jurassic era. Formed by the accumulation of sediments left by the tropical sea which covered Normandy at the time, this site reveals fossils of amm...

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Guided tour: Discovery of the Vaches Noires cliffs

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Learn more about longitude during a visit held by a scientific mediator. You’ll understand the celestial dynamics under the planetarium’s dome and unlock the secrets about sea tracking and time measurement, today based on the Greenwich meridian. You can also learn about the mechanisms of ancient tools (log, sextant, astrolabe) and discover the museum’s meridian.

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Le Paléospace - Musée de FranceVILLERS-SUR-MER

Guided visit: Meridian and astronomy

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This quadricycle trip in the marshes, especially designed for families, is organized like a rally.
Every team should discover the most remarkable places of the marshes for their fauna, flora or history and take a photo to prove it. The participants are guided by maps and clues.
The trip continues with a hiking tour to answer the questions found on the notebook.
Duration: 2 hours (1 hour on board...

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Le Paléospace - Musée de FranceVILLERS-SUR-MER

Quadricycle photo safari tour in the marshes

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What are ears of wheat used for? What hides under the sand? Why does the sea level rise and fall every day? Many secrets are revealed during this stroll!

Go and discover a surprising seaside offering biodiversity and incredibly different landscapes during a visit along the sea. A plunge into unknown lands full of secrets!

(3 Km/1,30 hr) – Level 1

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Stroll in the nature: the secrets of the beach

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Several activities are implemented during this trip, designed for children from 3 to 10, to let them discover the nature: observation of small aquatic animals (with a magnifying glass), birdwatching (with binoculars), sensorial approach with plants and much more. Parents are welcomed!
Duration: 1.5 hour

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Stroll in the marshes of Coâa, the green frog

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The church of St-Martin de Villers, too small to accommodate summer visitors, was rebuilt from 1872 thanks to donations from parishioners and attendants. Come and discover the history of the glass walls of this church listed historical monument.

Made by the atelier of Evreux known as Duhamel-Marette, the real “glass walls” of the church are one of the masterpieces made in the late 19th century in...

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Guided visit: the church of St-Martin de Villers and its glass walls

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How can a small village become a popular sea resort in the Côte Fleurie? And why can we find bricks here? Why so much fantasy?

Discover the heritage and architecture resulting from the sea resort development through the example of Villers sur mer. Think about the history of a village that has become a sea resort without losing its soul.

An itinerary crossing the town will show you the 1st villas...

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Guided visit: the soul of Villers

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A sensory visit to discover this unique humid area.
Theme: Discovering spring newborns (ducklings & co.)
Marshes are found between the wooded countryside and the seaside, not far from the city. This natural area, domesticated by men, reveals the richness of biodiversity to those who take the time to discover it.
Several surprises, waking up all your senses, pepper this guided visit: observation of...

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Le Paléospace - Musée de FranceVILLERS-SUR-MER

Stroll throughout the marshes: Spring discovery

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