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Cherbourg Travel guide
Cherbourg : Michelin's recommendations
A naval port as a result of its strategic location on the point of the Cotentin and with port roads almost always offering calm waters, Cherbourg also became a traditional staging post for transatlantic vessels, such as the Queen Elizabeth II and indeed the Titanic - numerous travellers embarked here before its fateful inaugural journey.
Tourist attractions Cherbourg : Things to see and do
4 rue Vastel F - 50100 Cherbourg
This museum houses collections of paintings centred on the theme of Cherbourg and the sea. In the other rooms Art collections from the 15 to 19C. Fra Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Murillo, Poussin, Rigaud are some of the highlights, in company with neo-cl..
avenue Cessart F - 50100 Cherbourg
A trip by boat, from the Epi (small old auction house) lets you discover Napoléon's « pyramid »: the central fort on the long dyke as well as the « Moeris Lake » (military port). The quays are adorned with lights designed by Yann Kersale (L'Amarrée),..
8 place Napoléon F - 50100 Cherbourg
Supported by solid flying buttresses this Church in the flamboyant style rises up near to the Place Napoleon.
Allée du Président Menut F - 50100 CHERBOURG
Prix Prices from : 70 €
"The Marine Hotel Cherbourg Plaisance overlooks the marina, in a superb location opposite the Cité de la Mer maritime museum and a stone's throw from the town center. It is just 0.6 miles (1 km) from the Casino and 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from Cherbo..
28, Rue De La Marine F - 50100 Cherbourg
Prix Prices from : 68 €
Moderna is located in the centre of Cherbourg a 10-minute walk from the train station. It offers en suite rooms, free public parking and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Rooms at Hotel Moderna are equipped with a telephone and flat-screen TV with Ca..
4 rue de l'église F - 50100 Cherbourg
Prix Prices from : 65 €
Hotel La Renaissance is situated in the city centre of Cherbourg. Its rooms offer a view of the harbour or the sea and have free Wi-Fi internet access. All of the rooms have a flat-screen TV, a bathroom with bath or shower, a tiled floor and bathroo..
40 quai Caligny F - 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville
A real seaside brasserie. Oyster bar on the ground floor and port views from upstairs. From this upper floor enjoy the spectacle of trawlers returning to harbour full to the brim with fish and shellfish. Delicious seafood cuisine.
32 Grande Rue F - 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville
Without worrying about the unforeseen (l'imprévu), the chef stocks up daily with fish - his speciality - from local producers. The cuisine is as fresh as can be. He is an enthusiastic painter, sometimes exhibiting his work.
39 Grande Rue F - 50100 Cherbourg
The 'Pily' stands for Pierre in the kitchen and Lydie at front of house - and this restaurant really does benefit from the great partnership of this young couple. A nice modern restaurant totally focused on the quality of the ingredients to produce p..
15 bis r. Notre-Dame F - 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville
The very contemporary decor at the Pommier is original and cosy. Guests are served rather traditional French cuisine. Street terrace.
22 quai Caligny F - 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville
Opposite the mobile bridge that separates the two harbour basins. Fine seafood cuisine straight from the Channel. Meat is of course also available for those who prefer beef on their platter! Classical decor.