Below is a list of a number of attractions in Cherbourg.
NOTE: To book a Cherbourg sightseeing tour and receive a discounted
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CULTURAL PLACES TO VISIT
Musée de la Libération
Fort du Roule - 50100 – Cherbourg-Octeville
Panorama of Cherbourg harbour. A pictorial account of the darkest days of the occupation.
La Cité de la Mer
Gare Maritime Transatlantique - 50100 - Cherbourg-Octeville
The largest submarine open to the public in the world. This is one of the deepest aquariums in Europe, populated with over 3500 fish…
Avenue de Paris - 50100 - Cherbourg-Octeville
Set at the foot of Roule Mountain, a large aviary, sea pool, and children’s play area.
Eglise Notre Dame
Place Victor Hugo - 50110 – Tourlaville.
This church was erected in the 14 Th century and throughout the 19th century.
Abbaye du Vœu
Rue de l'Abbaye - 50100 – Cherbourg-Octeville
Abbey founded in 1145 by Mathilde, daughter of King Henry 1st of England.
Chapelle St Germain
Rue de l' Eglise - 50460 – Querqueville
The oldest religious edifice in Cotentin, built on the relics of a paleochristian temple.
Château des Ravalet
Elegant building from Italian Renaissance period (16th) in a superb park with 2 lakes and a greenhouse, children’s play area.
Musée Thomas Henry
Centre culturel - 4 Rue Vastel - 50100 – Cherbourg-Octeville
Fine Art museum situated behind the theatre, owns masterpieces from the XVth and XIXth century.
Musée de la Glacerie
Village de la Verrerie - Hameau Luce - 50470 – La Glacerie
Souvenirs of the Royale glass manufacture established by Colbert in 1667.
SPORTS AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES
Station nautique Cherbourg Hague
Vigie de l'Onglet - Rue du Diablotin - Quartier Chanteryne - Cherbourg Octeville
Surfing - Catamaran - Water skiing - License Sea - Centre-board - Veil - Diving under navy - Kayak of sea - Tank with Veil - Parapente - Sailplane - ULM - Fishing at sea