Your campsite near Chausey
The Chausey archipelago covers about 5,000 hectares of sea, where about 50 islands and islets form 68 hectares of land, 9 miles west of Granville.
Formerly exploited for its granite, part of which was used to build Mont Saint-Michel, and then for the production of soda from seaweed, Chausey now lives mainly by fishing and tourism.
If Chausey is so famous for fishing (on foot, with traps…) it is because the archipelago benefits from particularly favorable natural conditions. The alternation of the tides and the immensity of the foreshore, the currents, the tormented profile of the coasts, determine very varied environments and particularly favourable to the marine life: channels of herbariums, underwater dunes, brackish mudflats…
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