Cherbourg is well-known for its international industrial port, sailing harbour and the world's largest natural harbour.
Holidays in camping Cherbourg
Welcome to Cherbourg, Normandy, in the Cotentin! Here, you'll be constantly reminded of the great sailors of the world during your holiday. Cherbourg's natural harbour, the largest of its kind in the world, has always been a favourite port for sailors. The quaysides of the port of Cherbourg are still steeped in the atmosphere of the great ships which used to leave from here to cross the Atlantic. Nowadays, the Cité de la Mer, a museum given over to underwater exploration, and the fishing museum, which is housed inside a former trawler, hark back to this epic time.
Cherbourg is also well-known as the stop-off point for ferries coming from England and Ireland. A camping holiday in Cherbourg is perfect for relaxing after the long Channel crossing.
From Cherbourg, during your camping holiday, there are all sorts of hiking routes available, whether you are on foot, on horseback or on a bike. The riches of the Cotentin landscapes await you!
And we can't talk about Cherbourg without mentioning its beaches, which are perfect for families to enjoy the seaside. The beaches of la Saline, Querqueville and la Plage verte are ideal places from which to enjoy Cherbourg's exceptional coastline.