Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Manche

Come and experience Manche and its museums, history and churches. This city's local tours, sightseeing and restaurants attract many visitors, and its romantic and relaxing location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Manche

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Manche has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lessay Raceway and Aerodrome (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Golf Club Coutainville (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Champrepus Zoo (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Roc des Harmonies Aquarium (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • Ferme de la Sapiniere Winery (27.1 mi / 43.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Manche

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manche is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Omaha Beach (27.9 mi / 44.8 km)
  • Coutances Botanical Garden (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Cotentin and Bessin Marshlands (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Saint-Martin de Brehal Beach (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Utah Beach (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Barneville Beach (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Manche

The nearest airport is in Jersey (JER), located 37.7 mi (60.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Caen (CFR-Carpiquet), which is 41.2 mi (66.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Coutances Station, Carantilly-Marigny Station and Rampan Pont-Hebert Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Manche?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,964 vacation rentals near Manche. From 1,645 Houses to 116 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Manche for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Manche?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Manche. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mont St-Michel: 396 vacation rentals
  • Sainte-Mère-Église: 367 vacation rentals
  • Cherbourg-Octeville: 166 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Jean-le-Thomas: 540 vacation rentals
  • Granville: 535 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Manche! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Manche?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Manche:

  • Mont St-Michel: 396 rentals
  • Sainte-Mère-Église: 367 rentals
  • Cherbourg-Octeville: 166 rentals
  • Saint-Jean-le-Thomas: 540 rentals
  • Granville: 535 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Manche?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Manche are:

  • Granville Airport (GFR): 1,049 vacation rentals
  • Maupertus Airport (CER): 480 vacation rentals
  • Pleurtuit Airport (DNR): 3,042 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Manche?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Manche. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Utah Beach: 813 rentals
  • Ange Michel Amuseument Park: 575 rentals
  • Cherbourg Station: 550 rentals
  • Granville Lighthouse: 1,353 rentals
  • St. Lo Cathedral: 611 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manche listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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