Things to do in Hérouville-Saint-Clair

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Start with the Top Sights in Hérouville-Saint-Clair

If you're in Hérouville-Saint-Clair to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Mémorial de Caen

⭐️ 4.5 (15910)

Caen Castle

⭐️ 4.3 (10241)

Memorial Pegasus

⭐️ 4.7 (5695)

Colline aux Oiseaux

⭐️ 4.5 (5135)

Parc Festyland

⭐️ 4.4 (4752)

Le Grand Bunker - Museum of the Atlantic Wall

⭐️ 4.5 (4487)


⭐️ 4.5 (3502)

Caen Botanical Garden

⭐️ 4.5 (2254)

The Abbey of Sainte-Trinité

⭐️ 4.5 (1655)

L'ilot Z'enfants

⭐️ 4.2 (1467)

Parc Michel d'Ornano

⭐️ 4.4 (1427)

The top affordable restaurants in Hérouville-Saint-Clair

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Hérouville-Saint-Clair city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Le Bistrot Basque

⭐️ 4.5 (1176)

Price Range: $$

Holly's Diner

⭐️ 4.6 (1041)

Price Range: $$

Monsieur Louis

⭐️ 4.5 (828)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.2 (350)

Price Range: $


⭐️ 4.3 (263)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.7 (251)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Le Carrefour

⭐️ 4.4 (248)

Price Range: $

Restaurant Pizzeria Cesano

⭐️ 4.5 (233)

Price Range: $$

Le Spécial

⭐️ 4.7 (120)

Price Range: $

Café Des Arts

⭐️ 4.2 (97)

Price Range: $$

Pizza Molto Bene

⭐️ 4.5 (91)

Price Range: $

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Hérouville-Saint-Clair

These are curated, high quality experiences in Hérouville-Saint-Clair hosted by locals!

June 6th 1944, D-Day

Photography Experience in Beautiful Caen

Private Dday and Normandy tours

Record your song in the studio

End your night in some of the best bars in Hérouville-Saint-Clair

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Hérouville-Saint-Clair, curated exclusively for you.

Les Fils à Maman

⭐️ 4.4 (2618)

Price Range: $$

Bœuf & Cow

⭐️ 4.6 (2551)

Price Range: $$

O'Donnell's Irish Pub

⭐️ 4 (1364)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (1302)

Price Range: $$

Le Bistrot Basque

⭐️ 4.5 (1214)

Price Range: $$

Café Marcel

⭐️ 4.3 (1213)

Price Range: $$

Le Trappist

⭐️ 4.5 (970)

Price Range: $$

Les Déserteurs

⭐️ 4.6 (459)

Price Range: $$

WarpZone Caen

⭐️ 4.7 (384)

Price Range: $$

Au Chef Raide

⭐️ 4.7 (291)

Price Range: $$

La Table des Matieres

⭐️ 4.4 (285)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in Hérouville-Saint-Clair

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Check out these bookable attractions in Hérouville-Saint-Clair

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Hérouville-Saint-Clair.

Airborne Museum Admission

Calvados Tasting Experience

Admission to Mémorial de Caen

Admission to Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema

Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema Admission

Guided Half-day Tour to U.S. D-day Sites

Half-day Omaha Beach Tour from Bayeux

Normandy Beaches Half-day Tour from Bayeux

Normandy Beaches and Battlefields Guided Tour

Full-day American Battlefields of Normandy Tour

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Hérouville-Saint-Clair?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Restaurant L'Espérance

⭐️ 4.6 (929)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Hercules Monument: Situated atop a cliff overlooking the Baie de la Seine, the towering Hercules Monument is one of the most popular sights in the town. Its 12-meter-high statue of the demi-god Hercules symbolizes the town's connection with mythology, and is the perfect spot for a photo opportunity.
  2. Explore the Abbaye de la Lucerne: Located just outside of the town centre, the Abbaye de la Lucerne is an old Cistercian Abbey built in the 12th century. The site's impressive architecture and historical significance makes it a must-visit attraction while in Herouville-Saint-Clair.
  3. Tour the L'Eglise Saint-Germain: This beautiful Romanesque-style church was built in the 12th century and is a sight to behold. Its stunning stained glass windows, ornately decorated altarpiece, and majestic Tower of Belfry make this a sought-after destination for history and architecture buffs alike.

Herouville-Saint Claire is a great destination all year round. The months of June to August are especially pleasant as the weather is sunny and warm. The springtime also offers an ideal climate for outdoor activities. From mid-September to mid-November, visitors can enjoy numerous local events.

Herouville-Saint-Clair is an ideal destination for spending quality time, with multiple interesting sights to see and activities to do. Two days would be an ideal amount of time to explore the city's attractions, such as its historical buildings and public parks. Additionally, visitors can also organize day trips to nearby attractions or find a quiet spot to relax and appreciate the area's natural beauty.

Herouville-Saint-Clair offers plenty of opportunity to get around - cars are the easiest way to get around, but there's also plenty of public transport options like buses and trams, as well as taxis and bike hire services. Walking and cycling are both popular ways to move around the city, and there are plenty of paths and lanes to make it easy.

Herouville-saint-clair is a great place for a kid-friendly adventure! The city has plenty of activities to keep kids busy. Water activities are always an attractive option in the city, as there are plenty of nearby beaches and parks with aquatic attractions. There is a great zoo as well, which is sure to provide fun and educational experiences. Finally, there are numerous museums and monuments throughout the city which offer a deep dive into local history.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Hérouville-Saint-Clair. To start off we'd have to mention Restaurant Le Carrefour, Le Trappist, Café Des Arts. Check out our page on the best bars in Hérouville-Saint-Clair.

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