Welcome to La Manche, a corner of paradise in Normandy!

Whether you enjoy walking, sailing, visiting, or sampling products........there are a thousand and one ways to discover our Norman peninsular. On the beach, in the water, or in the countryside, enjoy our land, with its array of landscapes, places to visit and recreation opportunities. From the bay of Mont Saint-Michel to the Cotentin peninsula, discover a variety of scents, of colours, of sounds and even of tastes, turning your stay into a memorable experience.

Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel

The Bay of Mont Saint Michel, listed “World Heritage” by UNESCO, will dazzle even the most sceptical, with an infinity of treasures to visit.

Côte des Havres

The Coutances area boasts rich maritime, historical and cultural heritage, and is also famous for its sea resorts, ideal for a holiday in la...

Islands

Just off the coast of la Manche (the department boasts 355 km of coastline) lie many islands offering breathtaking landscapes: a rich maritime...

Vire Valley

Surrounded by medieval walls, Saint-Lô is a new town, with a lively cultural activity. It is also the capital of the horse, with its State stud...

Heritage

Manor houses, chateaux, abbeys, cathedrals, Mont Saint-Michel... Whether inspired by the sea, the land or the sky, heritage in la Manche is a...

Wild and protected landscapes

With its 355 kilometres of coastline, la Manche enjoys many preserved natural sites. Discover the Regional Nature Parks, the Bay of Mont Saint...

D-Day in Normandy

On 6th June 1944, la Manche was the witness of the largest amphibious operation in world military history. 836 000 men landed in Normandy on D...