The Cathedral at Coutances: an exceptional and umissable monument

Iconic monument of the historical capital of the Cotentin, the Cathedral at Coutances is, with the Mont-Saint-Michel, the most famous jewel of Gothic art in Normandy.

Its unmissable tower when you visit the Cotentin will allow you to discover an exceptional building with unparallelled beauty.

Remarkable architecture, vertiginous steeples, the building of the monument began in the first decades of the 13th century.

Whether with a guided tour or not, the visit of the cathedral will always be exceptional!

Several options are possible to visit the cathedral:

  • The audio-guided tour using tour guides rented from the Tourism Office, for a visit in full autonomy and simplicity,
  • The guided tour, during the visits of the Art and History country,
  • The virtual 360° tour, remaining comfortably seated in your home. Enough to have a lovely overview of the architecture before your next onsite visit in Coutances.

Find the historical details of its construction under the heading of places to visit our Internet site and discover the other unmissable places to visit in the region of Coutances sea and bocage: Abbey at Hambye, Letenneur Mausoleum, huts of Gouville, … Magnificent places to explore and immerse yourself in history!