The Cotentin 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 and Tatihou island, world heritage sites. Sample Saint-Vaast oysters...
Natural sites of the Cotentin
Just off Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue with its Vauban fortifications, this wild paradise promises a complete change of scenery thanks to its maritime gardens and its abundant wildlife.
Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm. Take the boat and one hour later you'll set foot in England, or almost!