Tourism and Leisuretime in Normandy

The best addresses in the Cotentin

Tourist attractions to recommend …

  • Tatihou (30 km): island with sea museum accessible with amphibious boat.
  • The Cité de la Mer (10 km): discover the U boat and the sea aquarium.
  • Utah Beach and St. Mere Eglise (40 km): landing beaches.
  • The Nez de Jobourg (at 40 km): the highest cliffs of Europe.
  • The gardens of the Cotentin: 5 pretty gardens which you can visit.
  • GR 223: Walk along the coast of Barfleur and Anse du Brick.
  • Excursion 1 day to the Mont St. Michel or to Jersey, the anglo-norman islands.
See our favourites
Rambling GR 223 : Walking path between l’Anse du Brick and Fermanville.
Valley of the mills in Fermanville.
D-Day Landingbeaches 1944 Museum of Utah Beach, landing beach.
Ste Mère Eglise – Battery of Crisbecq.
Typical villages Harbours of Barfleur and St Vaast la Hougue.
Valognes, the norman Versailles
Curiosities Lighthouse of Gatteville. Fortress of La Hougue.
Panorama Nez de Jobourg – Dunes de Biville.
Anse du Brick – La Pernelle.
Museums Cité de la MerMusée Thomas HenryMaison Prévert.
Castels Hôtel Beaumontin Valognes. Tourlaville and Flamanville.
Gardens Parks of castels :
Tourlaville, Nacqueville, Vauville, Martinvast.
Children distractions Animal park MontaiguFun box (games room)
Evenings Casino Cherbourg. Bowling Cherbourg.
Gastronomy Panoramic restaurants:
La Maison RougeLe Panoramique (La Pernelle)
Wellness Waterpark Equeurdreville. Transat Massage
Products of the region Maison du BiscuitBrioche du Vast
Cidrerie Théo Capelle – Oysters of Fermanville
Excursion Ile Tatihou – Ile Aurigny
Harbour of Cherbourg – Caves of Jobourg
Cruise Cruise on the sea on a large sailing boat Fleur de Lampaul

  • Normandy : Tourist informations about Normandy.
  • La Manche : “Our sites are unique”. Discover our department.
  • La Hague : Her wild coastline is a perfect place for hikers.
  • Cherbourg : Marine city.
  • Barfleur : One of the most beautiful villages of France.
  • St Vaast la Hougue : Fishing and pleasure port.
  • Valognes : Town of art and history: The Versailles of Normandy.

Visits :

Sports :

  • Circuits: For walking , horseriding and bikes.
  • Sailing : Information about Sailing and wind activities.
  • Surf : Anse-du-Brick, the most popular beach on the North coast.
  • Sailing station : For practise of watersports.

Gastronomy – Accommodation: