Cherbourg

Normandy is a region linked to World War II: right on this shoreline the course of history was changed. It is a place of memorial, not to be missed.

Take advantage of your stay in Cherbourg to soak up the Normandy atmosphere and taste the delicious local food. City in Northern France, located between land and sea, Cherbourg will seduce you with its botanical heritage and the variety of its landscapes and monuments. This port city is also the scene of important historical memories, since the taking of the Cherbourg port by American forces during the second world war was crucial to the Allied victory. After exploring the area you can enjoy a visit to the landing beaches, stroll through the historic centre of the city, visit the Museum of Liberation and taste local seafood specialities and the region’s exquisite Camembert.

Not to be missed:

• La Cité de la Mer

• The Museum of Thomas-Henry

 

• The Fort of Querqueville