Attractions and activities in the ‘Coutançais’ and nearby coast

In the heart of Normandy, head for Coutances and nearby coastline, the ideal base for taking part in numerous activities or visiting sites of cultural interest.

Close to important Norman sites such as the Battle of Normandy and famous landing beaches bearing witness to the events of June 6th 1944 and the Mont-Saint-Michel and bay, you will see that there are many interesting heritage sites to visit. A large number of sporting and leisure activities are also available, for example fly-fishing in local rivers. Why not enjoy kitesurfing, sand-yachting or horse riding along country lanes, alone or with a group.

Planning your next holiday and leisure activities in the ‘Coutançais’

Check out our suggestions for leisure activities, festivals, places to visit, fairs and tourist trails

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Places to visit

Visit the Cathedral

Leisure activities