Pourville-sur-Mer, Alabaster Coast

Pourville-sur-Mer is located on the Alabaster Coast between Etretat and Le Tréport, at the mouth of the Valley of the Saw, 3 km south of Dieppe. This small seaside resort, with its long and beautiful beach protected by the Cap d'Ailly, was made famous by Impressionist painters, who came to eat landscapes and lights. The coast is alive in all seasons and offers a wide choice of activities, whatever the weather: beautiful invigorating walks on the beaches at low tide, unforgettable hiking at the top of the cliffs, seaside and water sports (swimming, sailing, surfing, kite surfing, paddle), sports activities for all tastes and all ages (golf, tennis, horse riding, ULM, etc.), relaxation and fitness in the center of the baths of Dieppe (spa, olympic pool in heated seawater at 28 °), cultural and heritage visits, etc. The town center of Dieppe, 10 minutes from Pourville, is always lively, with warm atmospheres in the shops, festive moments in bars and restaurants, and a cultural life rich in events (cinema, shows, exhibitions, etc. .).

Seaside and water sports

With its beaches, rivers, ponds, the Alabaster Coast around Pourville is a paradise for those who love activities around the sea and water, between sea bathing, lazing on the beaches, surfing, kite surfing, paddle, sailing, scuba diving, swimming and water games in the center of the "Bains de Dieppe".

Walks, Hikes

The Alabaster coast and the area of Pourville are conducive to beautiful walks and hikes, along beaches and cliffs. The coastal GR along the cliff passes through Pourville. The valleys perpendicular to the coast are also home to beautiful walking routes along the rivers.

Other sport activities

Apart from nautical activities and walks, you will find a wide range of other sports activities around Pourville and Dieppe: golf, tennis, cycling, microlight riding, horse riding, fitness, etc.

Heritage & Cultural Visits

The historical and cultural heritage of the Alabaster Coast is rich and diverse. There are sites to be missed under any circumstances, such as, among others, the Church of Varengeville or parks and gardens. 

Coastal getaways, excursions

Around Pourville, you can escape for one-day or half-day car trips to the West (Veules-les-Roses, Fécamp, Etretat, the Seine Bay and Honfleur), to the south (the metropolitan Rouen), or to the North (Dieppe, Eu, Mers-les-Bains, Bay of Somme).

Gastronomic pleasures

For gastronomes, good food is not lacking, between bistro spirit and Michelin star like the Colombier in Offranville. In Pourville, the Aquilon is a good table, inn of the Relais in Varengeville, or "Odemer" in Dieppe. And on the beach, Eric's grocer-bar is a "place to be" at the cocktail hour on beautiful and long summer evenings !