On a visit to Cherbourg you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Cherbourg. These places are what Cherbourg is all about. These must see places in Cherbourg will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Gare Maritime Transatlantique, 50100Cherbourg-Octeville, France
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
La Cite De La Mer is a maritime museum in Cherbourg city of France. Built in 1933, this marvellous museum tells the tale of Man’s adventure under the sea. The museum is located in the Cruise terminal of Cherbourg, and was reopened in 2002 as a scientific and historical museum. One of the major attractions of La Cite De La Mer, is the Titanic ...
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14 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mère-Eglise, France
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Airborne museum, located in Sainte-mere-Eqlise, is dedicated to the memory of the 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions that landed in Normandy, on the night of 5th June hours before the Allied landings. The museum was first opened in 1962, with major share of collections and exhibits donated by the townspeople and veterans of 82nd and 101st airbor...
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Place Costard, 50270 Sortosville-en-Beaumont, France
08:30 am - 07:00 pm
La Maison du biscuit is one of the last traditional biscuits maker from Normandy. Continuing an age-old family tradition since 1903, the biscuit factory produces home made cookies and biscuits of highest quality. The site offers an excellent mix of French and non-French products. The shops are well decorated with a street decoration in the pre-war ...
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25c the Lighthouse Route, 50760 Gatteville-le-Phare, France
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
Phare De Gatteville (The Gateville lighthouse) is the second largest lighthouse in France, standing 75m high. This iconic lighthouse has as many steps as days in a year, as many windows as weeks and as many levels as months in a year. 11,000 granite blocks weighing 7,400 tons were used in the construction of this lighthouse. You have to climb 365 s...
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The Road, 50310 Azeville, France
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
One of the first buildings of the Atlantic wall in France, The Battery of Azeville is equipped with four powerful casemates equipped with 105mm Schneider guns. Spread over the Manchegan inland, The Battery is known for the battle on the night of June 5, 1944, when it came into action against the American landing at Utah beach. Battery and its under...
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Fort du Roule, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Musee de la Liberation, is a mighty military museum which stands proudly on the Roule mountain, over Cherbourg. Over 117 meters above the sea level, this museum is dedicated to France’s second national order ‘Ordre de la Liberation’. It also depicts the role played by Cherbourg in WWII, as it was the first post freed from occu...
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Tourlaville rue du Chateau, 50110 Tourlaville, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
Chateau Des Ravaletis a Renaissance castle constructed in 1562 in department Manche in Normandy. The magnificent castle has been renovated over the years, and now, it is one of the most visited locations of Cherbourg. The Renaissance Park has also witnessed restoration and redesigning, specially the greenhouses which have many exotic plants and tre...
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Rue de la Bucaille, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville,France
08:00 am - 07:30 pm
Parc Emmanuel Liais,is a remarkable garden in Cherbourg, France. One of the most secluded and exotic parks of the city, is famous for its surprising and exotic botanical heritage. You get to walk through a tropical rain forest, cross a desert cactus to reach a temperate tropical greenhouse, Highlights and must sees include:
Museum Emmanuel Liais a...
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Chemin de Beauvais, 50480 Sainte-Mère-Église, France
02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Ferme-Musee Du Cotentin of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, preserves the rural and agriculture heritage of the region and works to enhance the living heritage, plants and animals. The site is located close to the landing beaches; you can walk through the farm park and its local breed animals from Island cows and Jerseys to Norman rabbits and Cotentin hens. A v...
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Route du Petit Thoth , 50440 Vauville , France
02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Jardinbotanique du chateau de Vauville (Botanical garden castle Vauville) is a private botanical garden located on the grounds of the chateau de vauville near Beaumon-Hague. Created in 1947 by Eric and Nicole pellerin, the botanical garden of Vauville is home to over 500 species of the southern hemisphere, which gives a subtropical atmosphere aroun...
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Rue de l'Eglise, 50100 Cherbourg - Octeville, France
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Basilique Sainte-Trinite (Basilica Holy Trinity) is a religious gothic building located in Cherbourg and is one of the oldest monuments of the city. It is a well-maintained place of worship that deserves a visit from the admirers of art and architectural techniques. It is a place that mixes architectural beauty with décor and original et...
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Hameau Les Mesies, 50340 Cherbourg-Octeville, France
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
Le Pere Mahieu is a picturesque apple orchid and cider farm in the heart of Normandy, on the way from Cherbourg to Barnville. You’ll find some of the finest apples and cider and almost all the other products that we can possibly get from apples. The place also provides ample opportunity to taste a good range of pure juice, fortified pommeau, ...
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Rue du Petit Versailles, 50700 Valognes, France
02:00 pm - 06:15 pm
Musee Regional du cidre (The regional cider museum) was built in 1480 in the house known as the Grand area. The museum aims to preserve and exhibit a set of tools and objects that represents the cider production at the site. You can witness the entire process starting from harvest to the consumption of the beverage at final stage. The monument was ...
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Valley of the Mills, 50440 Saint-Germain-des-Vaux, France
02:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Jardins En Hommage A Jacques Prévert (Gardens in tribute to Jacques Prévert) was created to pay homage to the poet in 2004. The garden is a tribute to his wife and his friends who planted their trees there. In 1971 Jacques Prévert and his wife bought the house at Omonville near the cemetery where they rest and their only daught...
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Pelouze Street, 50700 Valognes, France
02:00 pm - 06:15 pm
The museum of Eau-de-vie and ancient crafts, houses a spectacular collection of old tools, old machines and valued instruments. The copper stills and hot water bottles present at the site reveal all the secrets of the distillation of Calvados. Here you can discover how the cider and calvados were made between the 16th and 20th centuries. Located at...