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
Time stands still here
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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

What's on

Grandes Marées Normandie
01 Jan to 31 Dec

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.

carnaval Granville
21 Feb to 25 Feb

Granville Carnival

Be a part of this fantastic festive event! Five days of partying with confetti, marching bands, parades, floats and more.

23 May to 24 May

Run In Mont Saint-Michel, the Marathon

A marathon, duo-marathon, trail race and half marathon in the exceptional setting of Mont Saint-Michel.

La Cité de la Mer
20 Apr

"The Ocean of the Future", brand new in Cherbourg

The Ocean of the Future is the new permanent exhibit at the Cité de la Mer in Cherbourg, opening this spring.

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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.


Il fait beau mais très froid en ce moment, un temps idéal pour découvrir le littoral sous un nouveau jour ☀️❄️ Vous aimez le bord de mer en hiver ?
#cestbeaulamanche par @vokz.vizion
Hier soir le coucher du soleil était juste wahouuuu ! 🔥
Vous aussi vous l’avez remarqué ? .
Une photo de Cherbourg depuis le Val de Saire signée @photographyphotonono50 ❤️#cestbeaulamanche
Il est jeune, l'adrénaline est son moteur et il participe à des courses de VTT de descente parmi les plus dangereuses au monde !
Ambroise Hébert a intégré le collectif #AttitudeManche, voici son portrait ⬇️ @ambroisehebert >>
Tiens, tiens, ça faisait longtemps 🤩 .
#CestBeauLaManche par @bestjobers
#GouvilleSurMer #Gouville
Oui oui regardez bien, il y a quelqu’un sur cette photo ^^ .
#cestbeaulamanche par @pierreleboucher 🏄‍♂️
Avoir conscience d’être au bon endroit, d’être privilégié, c’est certainement ça l’#AttitudeManche !
Nous vous souhaitons une merveilleuse année 2020 ✨✨
#CestbeaulaManche par @captainyvon
ℒℯ 𝒷ℴ𝓊𝓉 𝒹𝓊 𝓂ℴ𝓃𝒹ℯ !
#CestBeauLaManche #Goury .
Phare de Goury par @bestjobers
Cette année c'est décidé, on "saute" de joie !
Qui est d'accord ? ☝️ .
#CestbeaulaManche par @bestjobers