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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

    pl. 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..

  • The Merveille Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    F - 50170 Le Mont-Saint-Michel

    The name, which means the Marvel, refers to all the buildings built on the north face of the mount between 1211 and 1228, to house monks, pilgrims and distinguished guests. From the outside, the buildings resemble a fortress. The interior is a fine e..

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Hotels Coutances

  • ibis budget coutances

    4, Allee du Chateau de la Mare F - 50200 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..

  • 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..

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Restaurants Coutances

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

    29 r. de St-Malo F - 50200 Coutances

  • Côté Saint-Pierre Quite comfortable restaurant 

    55 r. 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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