3 days in the cotentin, around hauteville sur mer

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureHAUTEVILLE-SUR-MER (50)
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Enjoy a weekend in Hauteville sur mer. This family resort Northwest Cotentin is ideally situated for exploring the Normandy bocage and enjoys a privileged climate.


Discovering Hauteville sur Mer

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After arriving the night before you start your weekend with a visit to the seaside town discovering its architectural heritage and recreation.

The fishery "The Maillard"

To start, a walk on the wide sandy beach is required. Then discover the fishery "The Maillard." The tour lasts 3 hours is organized every year by the Office of Tourism. We will tell you another story-between fisheries Cotentin from the Neolithic to the present day.

Then we recommend you visit Regneville Sea to discover

The medieval castle, Regneville-sur-mer

Built to provide protection to traders from shelter in the dry harbor, the medieval castle now houses numerous exhibitions.

Lime kilns of Rey, Regnéville-sur-Mer

Then go find the activity of lime kilns Rey with a sound journey through industrial buildings dating from the second half of the nineteenth century.


Accommodation nearby

les-gites-de-la-mer hauteville-sur-mer

Les Gîtes de la Mer

  • Hauteville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 47 72 27
le-mascaret-maison-d-hotes-et-de-bien-etre blainville-sur-mer

Le Mascaret Maison d'Hôtes et de Bien-Être

  • Blainville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 45 86 09
hotel-la-pocatiere coutances

Hôtel La Pocatière

  • Coutances
  • 02 33 45 13 77
camping-la-route-blanche breville-sur-mer

Camping la Route blanche

  • Breville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 50 23 31

Coutances : cultural and tourist capital of the Cotentin

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For the second day, go to the discovery of Coutances.

Take time to stroll in the center of the city to discover its architectural heritage: the ancient streets, mansions, many churches ...

Visit the Gothic cathedral, one of the most representative monuments of Gothic art in Normandy.

The Gothic cathedral

The afternoon continue your tour of the city.

Quesnel Moirinière
museum

The botanical garden

Before leaving do not hesitate to make a detour to Gratot to visit the castle and find his legend: The legend Fairy


"Long ago, the Lord Gratot, returning from hunting, was attracted to the fountain by the beautiful voice of a young woman was the fairy Gratot.
Seduced, he married her.
But their union was possible, it was necessary that he never uttered the word DEATH!

One day ...

If you want to know the thrilling sequel to the legend, go and discover the Castle Gratot! "

Castle Gratot


Accommodation nearby

hotel-la-pocatiere coutances

Hôtel La Pocatière

  • Coutances
  • 02 33 45 13 77
le-mascaret-maison-d-hotes-et-de-bien-etre blainville-sur-mer

Le Mascaret Maison d'Hôtes et de Bien-Être

  • Blainville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 45 86 09
les-gites-de-la-mer hauteville-sur-mer

Les Gîtes de la Mer

  • Hauteville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 47 72 27
camping-la-route-blanche breville-sur-mer

Camping la Route blanche

  • Breville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 50 23 31

The island

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During the last day, you will discover the islands.

Islands Chaussey

Discover this exceptional site: French archipelago located 9 nautical miles northwest of Granville, known for its high tides, rocks granite gray expanse of sand at low tide, and appreciated for its lobsters and prawns. The archipelago is home to one of the richest colonies of seabirds in France.

The Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey

The Channel Islands are of great archaeological interest, as they are home to megalithic monuments among the best preserved in Europe.

They are also known in France following the exile of Victor Hugo on these islands, after the coup d'etat of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1851. His long stay there also left an indelible mark.

(Day and return daily from Granville)


Accommodation nearby

les-gites-de-la-mer hauteville-sur-mer

Les Gîtes de la Mer

  • Hauteville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 47 72 27
le-mascaret-maison-d-hotes-et-de-bien-etre blainville-sur-mer

Le Mascaret Maison d'Hôtes et de Bien-Être

  • Blainville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 45 86 09
hotel-la-pocatiere coutances

Hôtel La Pocatière

  • Coutances
  • 02 33 45 13 77
camping-la-route-blanche breville-sur-mer

Camping la Route blanche

  • Breville-sur-mer
  • 02 33 50 23 31



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