Your holidays in La Manche : what to see and to do !
Of the bay of the Mont Saint-Michel in the Peninsula of Cotentin via the Channel Islands and the landing beaches the holidays are always synonimic of discovery and escape. For a weekend with friends or holidays in family, La Manche embarks you for a getting fresh ideas stay : nautical, gone hiking activities and strolls, museums, gastronomy and height of the other surprises still ! See La Manche
The Mont Saint Michel and its bay
Registrered on the UNESCO world heritage, the Mont Saint-Michel, the "Marvel of the West" an inescapable visit of your stay. Having visited the medieval village and the magnificent abbey, you can continue with the Scriptorial museum at Avranches who receives the oldest manuscripts of the Mont Saint-Michel, continues with Granville "Monaco of the North" where float, summer and winter alike, a holiday air. Get fresh ideas in the Big Waterfall to Mortain, the unique waterfull of 25 meters in Normandy. In search of picturesques ? Stroll in the streets of Villedieu les Poêles "capital of the Copper" and visit the Norman Cornille Havard Foundry.
The Landing Beaches of Normandy
During your stay, take advantage of the priviliged situation of the campsite in La Manche, to discover the main historic sites of the Landing of Normandy as the beach of Utah beach and the museum of the Landing, Sainte-Mère Eglise and Airborn Museum, the museum of the Liberation of Cherbourg or still the German coastal batteries of Azeville or Crisbecq... Here you are at the heart of the history.
Cherbourg and the Peninsula of Cotentin
La Manche, it's also the Cotentin and Cherbourg with its harbours, his forts, his museums and the Cité de la Mer situated inat the heart of the Transatlantic harbour station ! So inescapable, the Vauban tower of the Tatihou island, registered on the world heritage of the humanity, is widely worth it. From there, take advantage of it to taste the famous oysters at St-Vaast la Hougue in front of the port... Guaranteed disorientation ! Linger near distinguished Barfleur "more beautiful village of France" or of very family station of Barneville-carteret, starting point of a crossing at sea for the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey. At the heart of the Peninsula of Cotentin, Saint-Lô is also a stage of charm with its ramparts.
Coutances and the coastline
Take advantage of your camping holidays to shine on the coastline, Cap of Carteret in the north up to the Cap of Granville in the south. After Coutances, historic and cultural capital of Cotentin, make stopover for Agon-Coutainville, one of the most beautiful sea resorts of the coast or for Hauteville sur mer, very appreciated for its long fine sand beaches.
To the program : sail, kitesurf, kayak, windsurfing board...