Liven up your holidays!

Bricquebec-en-Cotentin

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche

Bricquebec-en-Cotentin - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche
8.4
4

There are over 1100 years, the Vikings arrived on the plateau overlooking a little shaly valley where a stream flows. They named this place the Brekkubekk (Brekka) meaning the slope of the plateau overlooking the (Bekkr) Creek.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBricquebec-en-Cotentin
Postcode50260
Latitude49.4705290 (N 49° 28’ 14”)
Longitude-1.6339830 (W 1° 38’ 2”)
Surface area76.63 km²
Population6180 inhabitants
Density81 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Lô (69 km, 57 min)
Insee code50082
IntercommunalityCC du Coeur du Cotentin
DepartmentManche
RegionNormandy

Nearest cities & towns

Rocheville5.1 km (7 min)
L'Étang-Bertrand6 km (9 min)
Négreville7.1 km (8 min)
Sottevast7.1 km (9 min)
Rauville-la-Bigot7.1 km (8 min)
Saint-Jacques-de-Néhou8.1 km (12 min)
Magneville8.5 km (13 min)
Breuville9.6 km (11 min)
Sortosville-en-Beaumont9.8 km (10 min)
Saint-Pierre-d'Arthéglise10 km (15 min)
Brix10.1 km (12 min)
Grosville10.2 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Medieval castle - the polygonal tower over 20 meters - was the home of the Lords of Bricquebec until the French Revolution. With its ramparts, towers and dungeon, this is one of the best preserved castles in the region.

Museum In search of lost time.

The Pyramid of Memory.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Sainte Anne Day the last weekend of July.

Photos

Castle Bricquebec
Castle Bricquebec
See photo
the moat around the castle
the moat around the castle
See photo
General Le Marois
General Le Marois
See photo
City Hall
City Hall
See photo
The chartrier and walls
The chartrier and walls
See photo
The Clock Tower
The Clock Tower
See photo
Castle Bricquebec
Castle Bricquebec
See photo
The Crypt
The Crypt
See photo
The northern postern
The northern postern
See photo
The large courtyard became lodging facility
The large courtyard became lodging facility
See photo
The Pyramid Memory
The Pyramid Memory
See photo

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruise on a 15-metre sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 480 € Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (18.8 km)
Trip or cruise on a live-in yacht, pro supervision
Sports sensations75 € to 660 € Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (19.2 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cape Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h00Barneville-Carteret (14.3 km)
The Willows
Village visitEasy1h00Fresville (20 km)
Cotentin Peninsula
Car itineraryEasy7h00Carentan-les-Marais (35 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels