Have you forgotten to order the sunshine during your stay in la Manche, in Normandy ? Looking for something to do in case it rains ? No panic ! Come rain or shine, there is always plenty to do in la Manche !

Let’s have fun with the whole family !

Take a visit to La Cité de la Mer in Cherbourg and learn about human adventure underwater and make the most of your time there to see the latest exhibition on the Titanic ; conquer space during your visit to the Planetarium Ludiver ; enjoy a thrilling experience at Alligator Bay, a reptile centre where you can see living alligators, crocodiles and turtles of all kinds ; visit the Normandy Bocage museum dedicated to the development of agriculture since 1800 or admire numerous types of fish and shells at the Aquarium Roc des Harmonies.


Let’s visit a museum !

La Manche boasts many museums on very different themes: the Christian Dior Museum in Granville,  the Cotentin Farm-museum in Sainte-Mère-Eglise, the visitor’s centre la Maison du Parc in Saint-Côme-du-Mont, the Scriptorial in Avranches, the museum "A la recherche du temps perdu" in Bricquebec or even the House of Jacques Prévert in Omonville-la-Petite.


Let’s go bowling

Looking for a fun activity to be enjoyed by the whole family ? Why not visit one of the 4 bowling alleys in la Manche ?

Let’s go to the swimming pool !

It’s raining but you would still like to go for a little swim ? Put on your swimming suit and take the plunge in one of the 21 swimming pools and aquatic centres in la Manche !


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Let’s revise our History at the D-Day beaches !

Immerse yourself in the history of the Battle of Normandy at the D-Day museum in Utah Beach, at the Battery of Crisbecq, or the Airborne Museum in Sainte-Mère-Eglise. Or maybe you would like to have a go at aéroplume and "fly like a bird" at the  airship hangar of Ecausseville !

Let’s indulge in some local specialities

In la Manche we think that a holiday is also about trying local specialities. La Manche offers a great variety of refined quality products to tempt your taste buds. Come and visit some of our best boutiques, workshops, and farms to get an authentic taste of Normandy : the renown Maison du Biscuit in Sortosville-en-Beaumont, the cider farm Theo Capelle in Sotteville, the biscuit factory Au Sablé Normand in Quettehou, the chocolate factory Yver in Granville, and the biscuit factories of Sainte-Mère-Eglise and Quineville.



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Let’s know all about local know how !

Factory tours are a great opportunity to discover the active and innovative companies of la Manche such as the curing factory la Saumonerie in Granville, the delicatessen la Bisqu'in in Beauvoir, the workshops of Saint-James knitwear, the sweet and jam factory Lait Douceur Normandie in Saint-Sauveur-le-Viconte, the camembert factory Reaux in Lessay, the bell foundry workshop and copper factory in Villedieu-Les-Poêles, the farm les 5 saisons in Flamanville, the workshops of la Tricoterie du Val de Saire in Valcanville or the umbrella factory les Parapluies de Cherbourg in Tourlaville.

Time for adults !

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Make the most of your holiday to recharge the batteries despite the unpredictable weather. Overlooking the sea, the new Prévithal Centre offers an array of spa treatments, a multifunctional pool, an innovative hydrotherapy area and a relaxing spa area, where you can get pampered and relax.


Let’s go to the casino !

Slot machines, English roulette, black jack… try your luck in the casinos of la Manche, you might walk away with the Jackpot !