On the way to the Chausey Islands

Barfleur, Granville, Îles Chausey, Mont Saint-Michel

Holidays in the Cotentin's region and visit of the Chausey Islands

8 days / 7 nights

From 1120 € / pers (for 2 ppl)

Séjour en Cotentin et visite du port de Barfleur

Thank’s to your local travel agency specialising in Normandy, set off to discover the Cotentin’s region and its little historic towns full of charm : Barfleur elected among the most beautiful village in France or Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue elected such as the French favorite village in 2019.

Then, off the coast of Granville, you will be enchanted by the beauty of the Chausey Islands. This archipelago, unique in Europe, has paradisiacal allures !

You will end your trip in Normandy with the visit of the Mont Saint-Michel site, its village and its abbey. You will impressed by this wonder of the world !

Découvrez le programme of your holidays in the Chausey Islands !

Programme of your holidays in the Chausey Islands

Day 1 : Welcome to Carentan les Marais
Your holidays in the Cotentin’s region start in Carentan les Marais, where you set up your luggage in your guesthouse house. Capital of the Marshes Regional Nature Reserve, Carentan owns an exceptional natural heritage. A rich cultural and historical past makes Carentan a place full of history. The city is home to many of buildings listed historical monuments.
Day 2 : From Barfleur to Tatihou Island
For this morning, go in total freedom discover one of the most beautiful port and village in France : Barfleur ! Then, climb the 365 steps of the Gatteville lighthouse, the 2nd largest in France and Europe ! At the top, you will enjoy the spectacular view of the city ! In the afternoon, enjoy a private sea trip to the Cotentin coastline and Tatihou Island. This walk will be highlighted by an oyster tasting !
Day 3 : Nature walk in the marshes
See you at the Regional Nature Reserve of Carentan Les Marais, entrance of a garden and a remarkable natural area. In this place, you will appreciate a preservate and natural environment of the marshes. All seasons are ideal to discover this ornithological reserve. A piece of advice : don’t forget your binoculars ! Then, go for a ride on an electric bike on one of the many circuits available in this lush park. A stay in Normandy definitely based on the nature !
Day 4 : Granville and its fortifications
Enjoy some free time to discover the beautiful seaside resort of Granville. You can walk at your own rythm and according to your desires. The streets of the city show the traces of its military and religious past, such as its fortifications. During your visit, houses full of character and picturesque hotels from de 16th and 18th centuries will make your walk more pleasant.
Day 5 : Chausey Islands, the largest archipelago in Europe
The archipelago of the Chausey Island is a spectacular place to visit, combining high tides and a preserved natural site. This unique place is the largest archipelago in Europe ! You can admire the beauty of its beaches, the diversity of its fauna and the variety of its flora. Take off for a day and escape to this place that looks like paradise.
Day 6 : Relax in Granville and go to the Mont Saint-Michel
It was in this fortified city, that the famous Christian Dior grew up. For all lovers of fashion and haute couture, be sure to visit his childhood home, now turned into a museum. The museum’s gardens, which overlook the sea, also offer a stunning view of the Chausey Islands. Not to be missed !
Day 7 : Mont Saint-Michel, the wonder of the West
End your stay in Normandy in high point at the Mont Saint-Michel site ! Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Mont Saint-Michel and its bay are a must-see on any trip to Normandy. This spectacular place will offer you a show that will blow your mind ! To find out all about this wonder of the world, take a guided tour of the village and the abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, in private !
Day 8 : End of your trip to Normandy
Your holidays is already coming to an end, but this is the beginning of the Norman adventures that you will share with us !
  • Accomodation in a double room in a guest house or 3-star hotel 
  • Breakfasts
  • Tourist taxes
  • Costal walk to Tatihou Island, with oyster tasting, in private – 2h
  • Electrically assisted bicycle rental – One day
  • Round trip boat tickets to the Chausey Islands
  • Aprivate guided tour of the village and the abbey of the Mont Saint-Michel – 2h30
  • Premium services from your local travel agency in Normandy
  • Transportation (internationals flights, car rental, etc)
  • Meals and drinks
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance 
  • Visits : Barfleur and entrance fees to the Gatteville lighthouse, Granville and entrance fees to the Christian Dior museum

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