Saint-Lô, capital of la Manche, is built on the banks of the river Vire. Destroyed by bombardments in 1944, it is a new town where concrete pleasantly combines with medieval vestiges such as the town walls. Saint-Lô has been named “Capital of the horse” due to its prestigious State stud farm and the “Normandy Horse show” event. Saint-Lô also boasts a strong cultural identity: library, Arts Museum, theatre, cinema...

Around Saint-Lô, the Vire Valley

The Vire Valley is the perfect place for hiking and for river activities. On foot or in a canoe, discover breathtaking landscapes, chateaux...<...>

Saint-Lô, capital of the horse and town of arts!

Capital of the horse, with its State stud farm and the “Normandy Horse Show”, Saint-Lô also boasts a strong cultural identity.