Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Manche

Come and experience Manche and its museums, history and churches. This city's local tours, sightseeing and restaurants attract many visitors, as does its romantic and relaxing location. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Manche

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)

Travelling to and around Manche

The nearest airport is in Jersey (JER), located 37.7 mi (60.7 km) from the city centre. 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 near Manche?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,381 holiday rentals near Manche. From 1,428 Houses to 304 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Manche for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Manche?

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

  • Mont Saint-Michel: 335 holiday rentals
  • Carentan: 262 holiday rentals
  • Bois de l'Avallon: 215 holiday rentals
  • Gorges: 259 holiday rentals
  • Cotentin Peninsula: 1,053 holiday rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in Manche?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Manche with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Mont Saint-Michel: 335 holiday homes
  • Carentan: 262 holiday homes
  • Gorges: 259 holiday homes
  • Saint-James: 299 holiday homes
  • La Haye-du-Puits: 487 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Manche?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Manche are:

  • Granville Airport (GFR): 1,045 holiday houses
  • Maupertus Airport (CER): 432 holiday houses
  • Jersey Airport (JER): 18 holiday houses

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Manche. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Granville Cerences Station: 1,052 holiday rentals
  • Cite de la Mer: 388 holiday rentals
  • Lessay Raceway and Aerodrome: 930 holiday rentals
  • Cap de La Hague: 66 holiday rentals
  • Champrepus Zoo: 1,077 holiday 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 of holiday homes.

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