Côte Fleurie

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Deauville, by Eugène Boudin.
Falaises des Vaches Noires on the Côte Fleurie.

Côte Fleurie (French pronunciation: ​[kot flœ.ʁi]) is part of the Lower Normandy coast on the English Channel in the North of the Pays d'Auge, it constitutes the Eastern coast of the department Calvados.

The name is a reference to the green and flowered countryside of the country lying beyond the coastal hills and to the numerous resorts along the coast. From East to West, these are:

The coast between the towns of Trouville and Honfleur, although part of the Côte Fleurie, is named Côte de Grace. Dives-sur-Mer is on the Côte Fleurie but possesses no beach or seafront. It is the Brigade Piron that liberated the Côte Fleurie in September 1944.


Coordinates: 49°19′N 0°0′E / 49.317°N 0.000°E / 49.317; 0.000