Protected by the largest artificial harbour in Europe, Cherbourg is a dynamic city in the English Channel which offers a wide range of tourist attractions, well known for its ferry terminal, which is now home to the Cité de la mer (City of the Sea). The visit of its submarine and its aquariums are a must during your family holidays in the Cotentin region. A historic port city, Cherbourg also has a rich and singular past…

This summer in the Cotentin region, from 6th July to 30th August, let yourself be tempted by a guided tour through Cherbourg en Cotentin region, accompanied by local guides who will make you discover with passion all the richness of Cherbourg’s heritage. Every day, a guided tour with a different theme, by day or by night, from the Middle Ages to the present day, choose your visit! Discover the history of the emblematic places of the port city such as the Italian-style theatre, the Château des Ravalet or the Vow Abbey. All these monuments full of history bear witness to the history of Normandy. Follow in the footsteps of Catherine Deneuve who shot the film Les Parapluies de Cherbourg in 1964. Choose your visit according to your wishes and don’t forget to register in advance at the tourist information office in Cherbourg en Cotentin (4€ /adult). Consult the Cotentin tourist office website to find out all the dates of guided tours in Cherbourg during your holidays at the campsite La Gallouette (near Cherbourg).

Find the detailed programme of guided tours at the reception of the 4-star campsite La Gallouette in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, thirty kilometres from Cherbourg en Cotentin. Rent your accommodation in a campsite near Cherbourg for a stay by the sea in a camping pitch or in a mobile home and chalet. From the campsite, going to Cherbourg, in the north of the Cotentin is also an opportunity to discover the Val de Saire along the coast of the Presqu’île.