The Cotentin peninsula In Normandy is a land of wilderness, lulled by the wind and the sea, a land of hidden treasures : La Hague, Val de Saire, UNESCO heritage sites, and lands of art and history.

In la Manche, the Cotentin peninsula is a great destination for those wishing to charge up their batteries and awaken the senses! Call at Barneville Carteret, a resort prized by yachtsmen. Travel to the end of the world at la Hague. Visit Cherbourg, maritime capital and old boarding port for the New World. Follow in the footsteps of the Allies and visit D-Day sites. Call at Barfleur, the "prettiest village in France". Discover the Vauban towers, world heritage sites. Sample Saint-Vaast oysters...

Barfleur, Val de Saire in the Cotentin

In the north-east of the Cotentin peninsula, discover the renowned sites of Val de Saire, and sample the famous Saint-Vaast oysters…

Barneville-Carteret and the “Côte des Îles”

From the Cape of Carteret, overlooking the sea, the view is breathtaking! The Channel Islands appear in the distance: the Ecréhous, Jersey,...

Cherbourg tourism

At the tip of the Cotentin peninsula is Cherbourg, last stop before the high seas, with a little further West, the Channel Islands, and to the...

La Hague, Cap Cotentin

Discover la Hague, nicknamed “little Ireland”, in the West of the peninsula. Wild, authentic, it has inspired numerous stories and is the...

The Cotentin and Bessin Marshlands

Marshes and polders fit harmoniously into a traditional boscage landscape. Meadows, grazed or mowed, are criss-crossed with ditches and dotted...

Sainte-Mère Eglise and Utah Beach

Retrace the footsteps of the Allies, who landed at Utah Beach in Sainte-Marie du Mont and visit Sainte-Mère-Eglise, the first town to be...

"Clos du Cotentin"

“Clos du Cotentin” consists of three towns with an important architectural heritage: Valognes, Bricquebec and Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte.