Manoir de Savigny
Bed and breakfast accommodation in a 16th century manor located near Valognes, Cherbourg and the d-day beaches. You will be made very welcome in this manor farm nestling in the country in a quiet environment.
A poplar alley leads to this impressive manor and its genuine farm buildings (cider-press and old arches).
Bed and Breakfast accommodation:
- An old spiral stone staircase leads to your bedroom on the 1st and 2nd floors. 5 very comfortable rooms are available (queen size beds, four poster bed) including 1 suite of 2 rooms, i.e. 15 pers.
The central position of the Manor will enable you to visit a lot of interest places: 'La cité de la mer' in Cherbourg, the Channel Islands, Jersey and Guernesey, the D-Day beaches and its monuments (Utah beach, Omaha beach, Sainte Mére l'Eglise).
The main building dates from the 16th century, but the foundations are still older. Important renovations have been made during the 18th century. Its setting dates from the Gallo-Roman period and Savigny was joined to the famous town of Alauma. The old Roman causeway of Cosedia borders the property.
Museum, heritage & history:
The Mont Saint Michel:The Wonder of the Western World forms a tower in the heart of an immense bay invaded by the highest tides in Europe
The cité de la mer Cherbourg The cité de la Mer opened its doors in April 2002, in the old Transatlantic Terminal of Cherbourg, at the tip of the Cotentin Peninsula. It is the ideal place to discover the adventures of man in the deep seas. How do we explore the oceans? And how can we use its resources? Site internet
Cider and Calvados museum Valognes Phone : 02 33 40 22 73
Ludiver Planétarium Cap de la hague
Maison de Jacques Prévert Omonville la petite In the 1930s, Jacques Prévert and his friends discovered this little corner of paradise called Hague Headland. In 1970, he bought this house and lived their till his death in April 1977. In the small cemetery of Omonville, Prévert and his set-designer friend Trauner rest in peace alongside Janine Prévert, his wife and Michelle, his daughter. Phone : 02.33.52.72.38
Montfarville church Montfarville The Montfarville church was built in 1763 of a local white granit, and contains exceptional works of art, notably the virgin with child in multicoloured stone, as well as four large wooden statues.
Hotel de beaumont valognes The Hotel de Beaumont is an elegant private mansion of the 18th century, magnificently preserved and furnished. It is open to visits from July 1st to September 15th and all week-ends of the year ; it is unquestionably worth the detour. Phone: 02 33 40 12 30
Pirou Castle was built in the 12th century on an artificial island protected by three moats, five fortified gates, and high ramparts. It is the oldest Norman castle. phone : 02 33 46 34 71
Crosville Castle, Crosville sur Douve: Castle built in the 16th and 17th centuries, listed building (private property, lived in). In the heart of the Cotentin marshes, Crosville Castle has the severe and sober majesty of the great seignorial constructions of this period. The castle puts on many activities and exhibitions. Phone : 02 33 41 67 25
Gatteville lighthouse Gatteville Built in 1829 - 1834 .
Landing beaches and ww2 monuments:
Airborne museum Sainte mère l'eglise. The Airborne Museum contains an exhibition on the American airborne landings of June 5th and 6th 1944. Waco Glider, Douglas C47 aeroplane, half-track, Dodge, Jeep... Arms, documents, photos, mementos... Original film Fight for Freedom, interactive displays on the Battle for Normandy.
Landing museum Utah-Beach.
Musée mémorial Omaha Beach.
Pointe du Hoc.
American cemetery Colleville.
Arromanches 360 Arromanche Circular cinema.
Outings and Nature:
With 355 Km of coastline, more than 4500 Km of marked paths, 2 Regional Wilderness Areas, 5 nature reserves and 4000 hectares of land acquired as sensitive natural areas, the Manche is rich with a many-faceted preserved nature. On foot, on bicycle, on mountain bikes, on horseback, in canoes-kayaks, in wind buggies or surfing, or fishing or climbing, all the assets of the Manche in France are open to you, allowing you to practice your favorite activity at your own rhythm.
La Hague cap.
Carentan's Marshes Carentan.
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This page was last updated: 03 December 2015