Cherbourg, port of the Americas

With 5 ports (yachting, fishing, commercial, cruise and military), Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, protected by the largest artificial harbour in the world, is the maritime gateway to the Cotentin.

Last stop before the sea

For half a century, the beautiful Gare Maritime Transatlantique was home to the mythical Titanic and thousands of emigrants to New York. Today, it still welcomes the largest cruise ships in its immense fortified harbour. Past maritime expeditions have enriched its gardens with exotic essences that give the city a fragrance of travel and the unknown.

Located in the former Gare Maritime Transatlantique in Cherbourg, La Cité de la Mer is dedicated to the human adventure under the sea. A visit to the submarine Le Redoutable is a must.

This beautiful contemporary renaissance castle of the Manoir de la Fieffe regularly hosts various exhibitions. It is surrounded by a superb garden with free access, classified as a remarkable garden.

An exceptional collection of 400 paintings and sculptures. Fra Angelico, Filippino Lippi or Murillo rub shoulders with Jordaens, Poussin, Chardin or David. Completely renovated.

Housed in a former fort on top of the Roule mountain overlooking the Cherbourg harbour. Traces the liberation and the essential role of the Port of Cherbourg in the reconquest.

Gigantic fortifications initiated by Vauban to protect themselves from the English. The largest artificial harbour in the world, which can be admired on foot or approached on board the Adèle.

Once upon a time, there was the Titanic. A terrible epic to be relived at the Cité de la Mer, in the heart of the Transatlantic station where 281 unfortunate passengers boarded this legendary liner.

A green setting in the heart of the city, classified as a Remarkable Garden, which houses, in addition to its exotic plants, a delightfully old-fashioned cabinet of curiosities.

The factory created in 1986 as a tribute to Jacques Demy for his film "Les Parapluies de Cherbourg" opens its doors to you in this beautiful Hausmann-style building.

Sports and leisure pools, heated outdoor river and a relaxation area with spa, hammam and sauna for family moments of relaxation. View over the harbour.

Inspired by the Renaissance, Cherbourg's Italian-style theatre was nicknamed the "Golden Theatre" in the 19th century. Summer guided tours.

On the heights of La Glacerie, 3 kilometres from the Manoir de la Fieffe, this golf course offers a nine-hole course overlooking the great harbour of Cherbourg.

Book a visit to this botanical jewel in the process of being restored, also known as the Favier Garden. Many rare species of respectable age.