Tour to explore manche

TopicSites and museums
DepartureLE MONT-SAINT-MICHEL (50)
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For 6 days, you will discover the heritage of La Mancha. Our tour begins with the famous Mont Saint Michel and ends with the nose Jobourg.


A day in Saint-Michel

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For this first day, you will spend a day on the Mont Saint-Michel.

Saint-Michel

Start your day by taking a shuttle. Parking is located 3 km from the site. You will enter a unique architecture of the Middle Ages with its three architectural styles: Romanesque, Gothic and Gothic.

You will enter through the door of the search (sixteenth century), Door Boulevard with guns, and finally the door of the King, a drawbridge and portcullis. You can then take the direction of the abbey. After a tour of nearly two hours, you can stroll along the ramparts which offer a magnificent view of the bay. Feel free to also visit the gardens quite surprising.

Stop also at the chapel of St. Aubert then further, to the Fontaine Saint-Aubert.

Finally, it would be a shame to leave without a souvenir. You can go to the heart of Mont where many places of memories.


Accommodation nearby

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Camping les Cognets

  • Dragey-ronthon
  • 02 33 48 86 98
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Au Jardin des Plantes

  • Avranches
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Auberge de la Sélune

  • Ducey
  • 02 33 48 53 62
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Le Querrien

  • Cancale
  • 02 99 89 64 56

From harmonies to Dior

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In the second day, we invite you to discover the richness of nature and the museum Dior.

Roc des Harmonies, Granville

Start your day with the Roc des Harmonies. Four worlds await you make known the riches of nature. You will discover a rich collection of minerals, shells or magic world of insects and butterflies.

Christian Dior museum, Granville

Take the direction of the Christian Dior museum. The museum offers a journey of elegance and presents models Haute Couture on three levels. Stop in a beautiful garden in the English style by Madeleine Dior, the designer's mother. To end the day, make a detour to the church of Notre Dame, located in the walls. You can also're walking inside the old city.


Accommodation nearby

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Camping la Route blanche

  • Breville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 50 23 31
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Les Gîtes de la Mer

  • Hauteville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 47 72 27
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Camping les Cognets

  • Dragey-ronthon
  • 02 33 48 86 98
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Au Jardin des Plantes

  • Avranches
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08

Between hedgerows and WWII

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Start your day by discovering the Normandy then you leave in the Second World War.

Norman Bocage Museum, Saint-Lo

Go first to the Norman Bocage Museum. It will tell you the history and ethnography of Normandy 1800s to today. The museum will present agricultural techniques, rearing horse and cow.

The park of the Cotentin marshes

For two hours, you can then walk in a boat in the wonderful world of Park Cotentin marshes. You will discover the fauna, flora, agriculture ...

Airborne Museum, Sainte-Mère-Église

Continue to this day, you will pay tribute to the paratroopers who landed in Sainte-Mère-Eglise on the night of 5 to 6 June 1944. The Airborne Museum will take you to the heart of the conflict.

Utah Beach Museum, Sainte-Marie du Mont

Then, to finish this special afternoon of the Second World War with the Utah Beach Museum. This museum returns to the German occupation and the conduct of 6 June 1944 in the vicinity of Utah Beach.


Accommodation nearby

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Domaine Saint-Hilaire

  • Saint-hilaire-petitville
  • 02 33 42 14 07
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Hôtel la Grandcopaise

  • Grandcamp-maisy
  • 02 31 22 65 00

An island and a holy

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You will spend your whole day Tatihou.

Tatihou

You will leave the port of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue and amphibious vehicle, you will reach Tatihou. Towards the Maritime Museum. It will present the archaeological shipwrecks from the Hougues or the history and ethnography of maritime coast of Basse-Normandie.

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue

Back to Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, make a detour by Vauban tower and stop a few moments to enjoy the view. To finish the tour of the city, go to the chapel of the Sailors, which dates from the eleventh century.

Home of Julie Postel, Barfleur

Then, take the direction of Barfleur. You will visit the home of Julie Postel, better known under the name of Mary Magdalen Postel. With a granite staircase, the house has retained its original appearance. Then go on the tip of Barfleur and discover Gatteville lighthouse.


Accommodation nearby

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Ambassadeur Hôtel

  • Cherbourg-octeville
  • 02 33 43 10 00

A day made of sea and cliffs

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During this penultimate day, you will discover Cherbourg and then you go on cliffs.

The city of the sea, Cherbourg-Octeville

In the city of the sea, you will retrace the voyage of the Titanic, relive the history of the conquest of the seabed and discover specific gears to conquer the seabed. You can then walk inside the city and discover the Church of the Trinity Cherbourg. You can make boat trips in the harbor of Cherbourg, which is the largest artificial harbor in the world.

Landemer cliffs, Greville-Hague

For the end of the day, go on the cliffs of Landemer. Do not forget your camera to capture the moment.

 

Accommodation nearby

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Ambassadeur Hôtel

  • Cherbourg-octeville
  • 02 33 43 10 00

Ah nature !

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For the last day, you visit any museum but discover the richness of the land.

Cap de la Hague

Take the direction of Cap de la Hague. Going there, you can admire the beautiful rugged coastline. You can take the footpath to discover the Cap de la Hague in the best of ways.

Saint-Germain-des-Vaux

If you take your car, you can then go to Saint-Germain-des-Vaux and discover the smallest port in France, Port-Racine.

Jobourg nose

Then go to the nature reserve Jobourg nose. You through charming hamlets and old will finally Voindries nose. This is the highest cliff in Europe (126 meters above sea level). You will see the island of Alderney and the rugged coast of the Cotentin. After take the footpath (about 1 hour), you can go to the beautiful bay of Escalgrain a large pebble beach worth a visit.

Balance 

We hope that this tour was satisfied. We tried to make it as varied as possible. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to leave us a comment.

 


Accommodation nearby

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Ambassadeur Hôtel

  • Cherbourg-octeville
  • 02 33 43 10 00



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