Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Manche

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

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Manche

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Manche

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Manche

The nearest airport is in Jersey (JER), located 37.7 mi (60.7 km) from the city centre. 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 3,061 holiday lettings near Manche. From 1,739 Houses to 115 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:

  • Cherbourg-Octeville: 172 holiday homes
  • Mont St-Michel: 405 holiday homes
  • Granville: 541 holiday homes
  • Barneville-Carteret: 360 holiday homes
  • Barfleur: 177 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:

  • Cherbourg-Octeville: 172 holiday lettings
  • Mont St-Michel: 405 holiday lettings
  • Granville: 541 holiday lettings
  • Barneville-Carteret: 360 holiday lettings
  • Barfleur: 177 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): 1,070 self catering accommodations
  • Maupertus Airport (CER): 497 self catering accommodations
  • Pleurtuit Airport (DNR): 3,108 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:

  • Utah Beach: 842 holiday rentals
  • Pontorson-Mont-St-Michel Station: 1,022 holiday rentals
  • La Cité de la Mer: 520 holiday rentals
  • Fort du Roule: 584 holiday rentals
  • Scriptorial d'Avranches Museum: 1,062 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.

Explore destinations around Manche

Cherbourg-Octeville
172 holiday rentals
Mont St-Michel
405 holiday rentals
Granville
541 holiday rentals
Barneville-Carteret
360 holiday rentals
Barfleur
177 holiday rentals
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue
276 holiday rentals
Portbail
447 holiday rentals
Sainte-Mère-Église
383 holiday rentals
Brécey
235 holiday rentals
Jullouville
588 holiday rentals
Orval
417 holiday rentals
Agon-Coutainville
354 holiday rentals
Sourdeval-les-Bois
205 holiday rentals
Sourdeval
164 holiday rentals
Perriers-en-Beauficel
144 holiday rentals
Le Mesnil-Garnier
232 holiday rentals
Montbray
199 holiday rentals
La Rochelle-Normande
560 holiday rentals
Saint-Lô
150 holiday rentals
Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
199 holiday rentals