Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Manche

Come and experience Manche and its museums, history and churches. This city's local tours, sightseeing and restaurants attract many visitors, and its romantic and relaxing location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Manche

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Manche has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lessay Raceway and Aerodrome (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Golf Club Coutainville (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Champrepus Zoo (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Roc des Harmonies Aquarium (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • Ferme de la Sapiniere Winery (27.1 mi / 43.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Manche

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manche is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Omaha Beach (27.9 mi / 44.8 km)
  • Coutances Botanical Garden (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Cotentin and Bessin Marshlands (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Saint-Martin de Brehal Beach (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Utah Beach (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Barneville Beach (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)

Traveling to and around Manche

The nearest airport is in Jersey (JER), located 37.7 mi (60.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Caen (CFR-Carpiquet), which is 41.2 mi (66.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Coutances Station, Carantilly-Marigny Station and Rampan Pont-Hebert Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Manche?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,125 holiday lettings near Manche. From 1,782 Houses to 81 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Manche for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Manche?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Manche. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Tourville-sur-Sienne: 368 holiday homes
  • Cotentin Peninsula: 1,319 holiday homes
  • Saint-James: 319 holiday homes
  • La Haye-du-Puits: 520 holiday homes
  • Bricquebec: 482 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Manche! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Manche?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Manche with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Tourville-sur-Sienne: 368 holiday lettings
  • Saint-James: 319 holiday lettings
  • La Haye-du-Puits: 520 holiday lettings
  • Bricquebec: 482 holiday lettings
  • Carentan Les Marais: 398 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Manche?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Manche are:

  • Granville Airport (GFR): 1,034 self catering accommodations
  • Maupertus Airport (CER): 464 self catering accommodations
  • Pleurtuit Airport (DNR): 2,802 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Manche?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Manche. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Granville Cerences Station: 1,124 holiday rentals
  • La Cité de la Mer: 535 holiday rentals
  • Lessay Raceway and Aerodrome: 981 holiday rentals
  • Cap de La Hague: 155 holiday rentals
  • Champrepus Zoo: 1,145 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manche listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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