Protected by the largest artificial harbour of Europe, Cherbourg is one of the biggest city of La Manche which offers you a wide range of touristic sites. Well know for its former transatlantic ferry terminal which houses now La Cité de la Mer. Its submarine and aquarium visits are essential during your family stay in Le Cotentin.
Also, from the car park of La Cité de la Mer, discover the maritime city : Board a boat, l’Adèle to visit one of the biggest harbour of the world. The campsite will gives you a discount for a stroll to sea of 1 hour in the heart of an exceptional site, forts, seawall and history of the construction of Cherbourg.
This summer, from 8th of July to 30th of August, let yourself be tempt by a guided tour across the city. Local guides will show you with pleasure wealth of Cherbourg heritage. From the Middle Ages to nowadays, discover emblematic places of Cherbourg en Cotentin, like “théâtre à l’Italienne”, “Château des Ravalet” or “l’Abbaye du Vœu”. Go on the steps of Catherine Deneuve who has played in the movie Les Parapluies de Cherbourg in 1964. Choose your visit according to what you like and think of sign up in the touristic office of Cherbourg. (4€ per adult)
Find the detailed schedule of these guided tours at the reception of La Gallouette**** campsite of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, 30 km from Cherbourg en Cotentin. Starting from the campsite, going to Cherbourg, in the north Cotentin, is another way to discover Le Val de Saire driving along the Peninsula coasts.