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Set in the heart of the west Normandy countryside, Coutances was traditionally the religious and judicial capital of the Cotentin peninsula. This charming spot is now the home of a popular jazz festival entitled “Jazz sous les Pommiers” (jazz under the apple trees).

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  • Cathedral Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Place Georges-Leclerc F - 50200 Coutances

    Begun in 1056, this cathedral is renowned for its elegant proportions, purity of design and profusion of ascending lines, culminating in 78m-high spires. The bold turreted lantern tower, noted for its slender ribbing, stands at a height of 41m at the..

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Hotels Coutances

  • Hôtel La Pocatière

    25 Boulevard Alsace Lorraine F - 50200 Coutances

    Situated in the centre of Coutances, Hôtel La Pocatière welcomes you near the cathedral and the main shopping area. It features comfortable, individually decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. Hôtel La Pocatière makes an excellent base for..

  • ibis budget Coutances

    4 Allée du Château de la Mare F - 50450 Coutances

    On the outskirts of Coutances in green surroundings, the ibis budget (formerly Etap Hotel) offers a relaxing and peaceful environment. Enjoy traditional cuisine in the two nearby restaurants. Coutances is a town of art, history and culture situated 1..

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Restaurants Coutances

  • Cositel Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    rue de Saint-Malo F - 50200 Coutances

  • Côté Saint-Pierre Quite comfortable restaurant 

    55 rue Geoffroy-de-Montbray F - 50200 Coutances

    Located next to the Église Saint Pierre, hence the name, this 17C building houses a lovely bistro. There are daily specials on the blackboard at lunchtime. In the evening, short set menus showcase the chef's recipes, in which seasonal ingredients sit..

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