The Roches Noires cliffs


14113 VILLERVILLE

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From Trouville-sur-mer to Villerville, 4 km of clay cliffs run alongside the coast alternating gentle slopes and straight walls, reaching 60 m of height. These cliffs, called the “Roches noires", owe their name to the huge dark block scattered on the beach: limestone layers of cliffs that have been covered by seaweeds and lichens. This are of 135 ha is partially categorised “Sensitive Natural Area” in the Calvados Department.


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