The Cotentin opens its doors to you

Walk, move, visit...breathe. Let yourself be seduced and surprised by all the facets of a preserved peninsula.


A piece of the world of infinite diversity between moor and sea, marsh and bocage, picturesque ports and flowery hamlets, where nature is combined with poetry and history with emotion...

We offer you an overview of this diversity below.

Cultivate yourself

Here, the remarkable religious heritage echoes the many lighthouses and charming little ports of the peninsula. The heritage of the Cotentin is so diverse in its forms and origins that it cannot be summed up, always intimately linked to the sea. It is illustrated by the buildings listed as Unesco World Heritage Sites: Mont Saint-Michel, the Vauban Towers and the famous Bayeux Tapestry. Many of these places are the setting for festivals as renowned as they are eclectic.


The Cotentin peninsula offers a multitude of outdoor leisure activities, from sea and nature related activities - golf, horse riding, sand yachting, sailing, kite-surfing, hiking... sea fishing or fishing on foot. Not to mention the aquatic centres with fun pools and wellness areas (spa, hammam, sauna). For botanical enthusiasts, the Cotentin region offers unexpected and exotic encounters thanks to its mild climate.