Your dive into the heart of the under the sea man starts at the campsite!

Located under the great Art Deco vault of the former Transatlantic Maritime Station, the Cherbourg Cité de la Mer is a must-see tourist site for your camping holiday in the Cotentin. You can discover the crazy saga of the man who wanted to conquer the deep sea, the wealth of underwater biodiversity and admire impressive machines!

News at Cité de la Mer of Cherbourg ?

You may already have visited the nuclear submarine Le Redoutable? First nuclear submarine launcher designed at the Arsenal Cherbourg or the attraction « We walked under the sea » which made the whole family smiles? In this new 2019 season, come and visit:

  • The Ocean of the Future: this Spring, this new space of 5 multimedia shows spread over an interactive course highlights the underwater world and its wealths. You will be immersed in the heart of ocean life and secrets.
  • « Cherbourg 1944 … and freedom came from the sea »: For the 75th anniversary of the landing, in the Nave of reception of the Transatlantic station of Cherbourg en Cotentin, attend the temporary exhibition. This open access exhibition testifies the importance of Cherbourg harbour during the Liberation. In the auditorium, a movie with unpublished archives images will makes you discover the Battle of the city during the days following the Dday!

Discover all these news from the holidays of April during your stay at campsite La Gallouette of Saint Vaast la Hougue, partner of La Cité de la Mer of ​​Cherbourg (50).

Practical tips during your holidays in the Cotentin

If you want to visit La Cité de la Mer Cherbourg, we advise you to spend a whole day there. To avoid wasting time in the line, Cherbourg campsite offers a ticket service at the reception for campers!

If you are looking for a camping rental near Cherbourg, contact our campsite now 4 star La Gallouette campsite to book your chalet or mobile home in Normandy.