Cotentin : Normandy peninsula

Cotentin : A region to explore

Cap Levi à Fermanville - Sentier des douaniers GR 223

A land of contrasts, the Cotentin peninsula holds many surprises for the visitor. Wonderfully ‘off the beaten track’ you will discover an infinite variety of landscapes, both coastal and inland, a region rich in history, a refreshingly pleasant climate and a slower way of life.
Particularly proud of her treasures, the Cotentin Peninsula has retained its traditions.

Be fascinated by its landscapes and its history.
Taste the softness of a sea climate, where the flavours of earth and sea are mingled…

Sites of specific interest :

  • Les Hortensias du Camping

    Nez de Jobourg and cliff walk of La Hague – 30 minutes.

  • Dunes of Biville – 30 minutes.
  • Barfleur harbour, one of France’s most beautiful villages – 15 minutes.
  • Valognes, called Norman Versailles : 18th century manors – 15 minutes.
  • Cité de la Mer in Cherbourg – 10 minutes. Subaquatic sensations.
  • Gardens and castles : Tourlaville, Nacqueville, Vauville.


To find out more : Cotentin Tourisme


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