Things to see and do - Coutances
Coutances Travel guide
Coutances : Michelin's recommendations
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).
Tourist attractions Coutances : Things to see and do
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..
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..
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..
29 r. de St-Malo F - 50200 Coutances
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..