Make the most of your stay in the Channel Islands and enjoy a stopover in Manche.

Manche offers 355 km of coastline with breathtaking scenery. It’s an ideal destination to rest, recuperate and enjoy a wide range of activities with your partner or family.

Unmissable attractions await you there. Visit Mont Saint-Michel and cross the bay, accompanied by a tour guide. Step back in time on a tour of the D-DAY sites: museums, beaches, cemeteries and more. On the coast, you’ll find a variety of leisure activities to choose from: water sports, swimming, relaxation, walks, gastronomy and tours.

Manche has great events going on all year round: the Granville Carnival, Jazz sous les Pommiers, the Sorties de bains festival, the Normandy Horse Show and more.

Get ready to fall in love with the French department of Manche and its many unexpected delights.

Find all the events for 2019


Bank holidays

01st of January
1st, 8th & 30th of May
10th of June
14th of July
15th of August
1st & 11th of November
25th December

Not to be missed in 2019

  • Festival VIA AETERNA Mont Saint Michel – September

  • Festival “Toute la mer sur un plateau” from 28th to 29th September

  • Lessay Fair from 6th to 8th September

  • Festival des Voiles de Travail from 21st to 25th August

  • La nuit des soudeurs from 4th to 5th August

  • Tour des ports de La Manche from 7th to 12th of July

  • Mange ta soupe from 19th to 21st October

  • Traversée Tatihou from 6th to 15th August

  • Normandie Horse Show from 3rd to 18 August

  • Jazz en Baie from 24th of July to 04th of August

  • Papillons de nuit from 7th to 9th of June

  • Marathon de la Baie on 27th May

  • Carnaval de Granville from 01st to 05th of March

  • Jazz sous les pommiers from 25th of May to 1st of June

  • Sorties de bains from 4th to 7th of July