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Hop over the English Channel to beautiful Normandy where a delightful, unique French experience awaits you on the stunning Cotentin Peninsula where Cherbourg-Octeville is located. To the north east you can explore the renowned beauty of the fabled meadowlands of Vale de Saire and you can sample the famous Saint Vaast oysters and mussels in the fishing village of Barfleur. Look over to Britain and see the channel islands from a breathtaking cliff path, discover the lush wild beauty of La Hague to the west and the peace of the pristine Bessin marshlands!A holiday home for everyone
Find a lovely holiday home or home for a perfect Normandy holiday. Browse a selection of immaculate, refurbished, historical and modern town rentals with upmarket, fully equipped, comfortably furnished interiors located in and around Cherbourg-Octeville. Most of these lovely holiday homes and rentals are right in town close to local amenities such as restaurants. Find the perfect sized rental whether you are 2, 4, 6 or 8 guests and size up for a perfect stay for as many as 10 guests!
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The area and getting around
The buzzing harbour town of Cherbourg-Octeville is strategically located along the English Channel in the centre of the north coast of Normandy´s fabled Cotentin Peninsula. With Brittany Ferries operating the Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry route 5 times per week with a sailing time of around 3 hours, Cherbourg is the perfect destination for a quick, authentic, unforgettable, French coastal getaway!Watersport and sailing
With 600 km of coastline, Normandy is a watersport playground! The region boasts dozens of accredited sailing schools with top notch instruction, consistent winds and all year round premier conditions for sailing enthusiasts. Cherbourg is a famous venue for yacht racing and boasts several high profile events throughout the year. The west coast of Cotentin is a buzzing surf area and there are more than 20 water sport clubs offering surfing, kayaking, catamaran trips, dinghy sailing, stand up paddleboarding, windsurfing, kite surfing, diving, waveski and sand yachting!
Travellers and activities
The stunning Cotentin Peninsula boasts a 446 km coastal footpath that traverses the entire peninsula beginning at Carenton in the east and looping around the peninsula westward to the beautiful Mont Saint Michel. This incredible route is broken up into 23 smaller stages and you can hike as little or as much as you fancy! No matter the distance, along the way you are in for a treat of breathtaking marshland, wild bocage countryside, the spectacular cliff faces of La Hague and long stretches of gorgeous golden sand beaches with perfect conditions for watersport.Cherbourg-Octevillefor history and culture lovers
Cherbourg offers you a perfect central location for exploring the most renowned historical attractions in the area. If you love ancient history and exploring mysterious, romantic castles and chateaus, you will find many options for fantastic days out on the Cotentin Peninsula. The fabled tidal island of Mont Saint Michel with its exquisite towering abbey and the pristine beauty of the surrounding bay has long been considered one of France's most remarkable attractions. With just a 2 hour driving distance from Cherbourg this is an accessible, exciting and very scenic day trip option! Visit the beautiful 16th century moated castle of Nacqueville just 20 minutes west of Cherbourg surrounded by magnificent gardens and parkland, explore the Fontaine Henry Castle that dates back to 1200 and boasts and incredible collection of paintings by painters such as Rubens or see one of the Seven Wonders of the English Channel at Château de Canisy just an hour south to name but a few!
Did you know that Cherbourg is home to one of the largest artificial harbours in Europe and that the Titanic stopped here on its maiden voyage!
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Fancy a day out at one of the most beautiful golden sand beaches in France? Just 30 minutes west of Cherbourg lies the stunning 5km Plage de Sciotot. Nestled between Cap Du Rozel to the south and the steep cliffs of Cap de Flamanville, this beach offers excellent North Sea, summer swimming and surfing conditions. The long sandbank is a firm favourite for lovers of kite flying and sand sailing! From the top of the hill overlooking the beach you can admire one of the most beautiful coastal panoramas in the region!2. Visit Château de Nacqueville
Have fun discovering the history of the exquisite 1510 Château de Nacqueville fortified manor. This enchanting, turreted fairytale château and its beautiful park and gardens is situated in a lush coastal valley at the tip of the Cotentin Peninsula just 20 minutes from Cherbourg. Be sure to take a stroll in the romantic gardens brimming with gorgeous rhododendrons and azaleas in season where you can admire waterfalls, an ancient grotto and a serene, glimmering lake!3. Visit Basilique Sainte-Trinité
If you are a fan of ancient history and architecture you will love a visit to this impressive, Neo Gothic cathedral in Cherbourg where you can admire the ingenuity and craftsmanship of flying buttresses and delicate, sculpted pinnacles. The interior is beautiful with ornate, painted arches and flooring, gilded carvings and an unusual relief above the nave dating back to the 1400´s that portrays the recent events of the Plague that had passed through the region!4. Visit the La Cité de La Mer Museum
Dive into a marine adventure at this interesting maritime museum that is partly housed in an absolutely magnificent Art Deco exhibition hall! The museum showcases a unique collection of real submarines including those involved in diving to the wreck of the Titanic. Visit the 17 colossal, stunning aquariums bursting with marine life and colour, wander through 3 floors of spectacular multimedia displays and browse a collection of artefacts recovered from the Titanic that will take you back in time to the Belle Epoque!5.Visit the historic village of Barfleur
Head to Barfleur just 30 minutes west of Cherbourg for a taste of Normandy´s best moule-frites prepared with wild mussels harvested out to sea near the village! Discover mouthwatering versions of these in the harbour restaurants cooked in a shallot and white wine sauce or with fish stock, cream, butter and egg yolks. The lovely port village of Barfleur with its gorgeous, iconic, heritage granite houses and colourful fishing boats is a truly beautiful place for strolling about and taking photographs!
FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Cherbourg-Octeville
How much do you pay on average for holiday rentals in Cherbourg-Octeville?
Cherbourg-Octeville is the city in France that offers the lowest prices, with an annual average of only €86.06 per night in 2020.
What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday home prices in Cherbourg-Octeville?
If you would like to make the most of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Cherbourg-Octeville are September (€79.92 the average price per night for accommodation), March (€80.19), and December (€81.23).
When are holiday rentals more expensive in Cherbourg-Octeville?
When it comes to renting a holiday home in Cherbourg-Octeville, the highest prices are found in the month of July (with an average of €96.91 per night), followed by August (€96.27), and May (€88.69).
Are there usually many holiday rentals available in Cherbourg-Octeville?
It's worthwhile to be proactive in Cherbourg-Octeville as only 51% of the accommodations remain available, according to our 2020 data.
Which months offer the highest availability?
The best months to find available accommodation in Cherbourg-Octeville are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 72.6% of the total in 2020), April (72%), and January (69%).
During which months are there fewer rentals available in Cherbourg-Octeville?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 22% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by July (30%), and September (41%).
Are there many holiday homes in Cherbourg-Octeville?
Our inventory contains around 60 properties from 5 partners.
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