A visit to Cherbourg

A walk to discover the city of Cherbourg in the Cotentin

Cherbourg is not the first tourist destination you think of when you want to visit Normandy, however the city with its port has a certain charm.

Cherbourg lends much to the walk, the distances are important and walking more often along highways without interest. If you want to get out of the city center take her car or her bike. The biggest attraction of Cherbourg is certainly the city of the sea located on the port.

The city was the location of the famous Jacques Demy film "The umbrellas of Cherbourg" "."

Cherbourg can be the starting point to visit the Cotentin peninsula.

Interest: notegood (1 note)
Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 4 h.

The dike

The dike
Cherbourg has the largest artificial dam in the world. The dam is about 4 kilometres in funds of 15 to 20 meters. The work was daunting and lasted more than 70 years.

The theatre

The theatre

The beaches

The beaches
It does not come to Cherbourg for its beaches but they still exist. They are located quite far from the city center.

Bridge on the port

Bridge on the port

The port

The port
On the port you can visit the city of the sea.

Jacques-Louise

Jacques-Louise
Jacques-Louise is a former fishing trawler that one can visit on the port, even if it is docked and that he's not moving sea legs you need to visit it.

A pedestrian street

A pedestrian street

View of Cherbourg

View of Cherbourg
Amount at the top of the fort of rolls you can have a beautiful panorama of the city of Cherbourg. Next there is the Museum of Liberation which explains the importance of the port of Cherbourg during the landing.

The Abbey of the vow

 The Abbey of the vow
A former Abbey, to see if you're missing, it not worth moving.

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The dunes of Biville

The dunes of Biville

note very good

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The nose of Jobourg

The nose of Jobourg

note very good

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Barfleur and Gatteville lighthouse

Barfleur and Gatteville lighthouse

note very weak

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