Family holidays in the Channel & ideas for weekend outings in the Cotentin

The island of Tatihou and the Fort de la Hougue, the famous lighthouse of Gatteville, the Val de Saire and the coast of Isles, Cherbourg and the landing beaches, the park of the marshes of Corentin and the Normandy … The Channel offers many points of interest and exceptional tourist sites to discover absolutely during your holidays at the campsite La Gallouette. Nestled between land and sea, this territory will enchant you with its authentic character and its multiple and captivating landscapes.

The Vauban Towers of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue

Classified as World Heritage by UNESCO since July 2008, the two towers of La Hougue and Tatihou are fine examples of the military genius of Vauban

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L’île Tatihou

From Saint-Vaast quay, climb aboard a strange looking boat which literally rolls along the seabed. It is called an Amphibian !

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Jonville beach

Located in Val de Saire, a 10 minute drive from the campsite, Jonville beach stretches for 8 km. It is the only south-facing beach in the Manche region.

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Visit of Barfleur

Located 15 minutes from the campsite, Barfleur is a definite must-visit during your holiday in Normandy !

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Gatteville lighthouse

Located at the tip of Barfleur, just 20 minutes from the campsite, Gatteville-le-Phare is definitely a must-visit during your stay in Normandy.

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GR 223 coastal path from Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue to Barfleur

You can walk along the GR 223 coastal path to Barfleur land-end through the wooded countryside, pastures and crops

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Cité de la mer in Cherbourg

The Cité de la Mer Cherbourg is a must-see tourist site for your camping holiday in Normandy.

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Animal Park Saint Martin in Montaigu-la-Brisette

Nestled in the heart of Normandy 18 km from the campsite, the animal park of Montaigu La Brisette

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Landing beaches and D-Day museums

Make the most of your camping holiday to visit the landing beaches of 6 June 1944 and the numerous museums. 

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The gastronomy of Cotentin, between land and sea

Discover the terroir of Cotentin and the delicacies of manchoise gastronomy surprisingly rich, colorful and gourmet .

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