The Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, a treasure created by Europe’s largest tides
From east to west, wild and unspoilt coastline
360 km of hiking, with just as many unique panoramas
It was here that the world changed on 6 June 1944
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Seaside holidays

Looking for a beach holiday in France ? Plan your getaway.

Discover unexpected landscapes. Hike on the GR 223 long-distance footpath. Go fishing during Europe's largest tides. Treat yourself to a relaxing moment on our beautiful sandy beaches. Test out new surfing spots. Escape to an island paradise on Chausey. Discover tons of activities and visits. Unplung. Unwind at a seaside spa.

With 355 km of coastline, La Manche is the ultimate holiday destination. For your next summer holiday, autumn break, winter getaway or spring break, start planning your stay and book your seaside holiday rental in La Manche

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Baie du Mont Saint-Michel dans la Manche en Normandie

Spring Tides : an exceptional maritime phenomenon

Come to Normandy during a period of full moon and observe the Spring tides, a phenomenon unique in Europe.

Jardin Normandie
05 May to 28 Oct

Cotentin Côté Jardins

From Cap de la Hague to Mont Saint-Michel, visit one of the 29 private gardens of the Cotentin Côté Jardins association.

Journées des plantes
21 Apr to 22 Apr

21st annual Franco-British Plant Fair

The 4th weekend in April, enjoy a celebration of plants at the Castle of Crosville-sur-Douve.

Jazz sous les pommiers
05 May to 12 May

Festival international "Jazz sous les Pommiers"

With New Orleans jazz, electronic music, blues and gypsy jazz, this major music festival is an event not to be missed!

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Plan your holiday in la Manche, Normandy

Manche Tourisme offers practical information, insider tips, holiday ideas and good deals, enabling you to book and plan your next vacation in la Manche, Normandy. As a family, a couple or with friends, you can choose between many different types of accommodation: campsites, hotels, holiday rentals , gîtes, B&B’s, holiday villages ... from the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel to the landing beaches and through to Granville. On a bicycle, on horseback, on foot or by boat, you will discover the landscapes of la Manche: its coastline, its islands, its beaches, and countryside and the must-see “Cité de la Mer” in Cherbourg with its Titanic exhibition. Visit ; our website is packed with info on what’s on, key sites and museums, gardens and restaurants in la Manche, Normandy.