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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche

Carentan-les-Marais - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche

At the heart of Regional Natural Park of Cotentin, the Mecca of the Normandy landings, the Battle of Carentan, made ​​famous by the Band of Brothers series.

Geographical information

Latitude49.3056660 (N 49° 18’ 20”)
Longitude-1.2428340 (W 1° 14’ 34”)
Surface area39.63 km²
Population7414 inhabitants
Density187 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Lô (28 km, 29 min)
Insee code50099
IntercommunalityCC de la Baie du Cotentin

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Hilaire-Petitville1.6 km (5 min)
Saint-Pellerin5.3 km (8 min)
Catz5.4 km (9 min)
Brévands5.5 km (10 min)
Auvers6.7 km (10 min)
Méautis7.2 km (11 min)
Vierville7.8 km (10 min)
Les Veys7.9 km (12 min)
Montmartin-en-Graignes9.4 km (12 min)
Sainte-Marie-du-Mont10.5 km (13 min)
Liesville-sur-Douve10.6 km (16 min)
Baupte10.7 km (14 min)

Things to see and do


See : Heritage tour " Treasures of Carentan " medieval arches, eighteenth mansions, Notre Dame Convent (town hall), laundry des Fontaines, canal bridge.

St. Come-du -Mont:

Its church and manor houses classified as historical monuments.

Structure of the Parc des Marais - ornithological discovery space.

Castle gardens of Bel Esnault.

Museum Dead Man 's Corner.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Birthdays Landing every year around June 6


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Lavoir des Fontaines
Lavoir des Fontaines
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Church of Our Lady
Church of Our Lady
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Historic circuit 44. Mobile Application Kit'M.

Churches classified Brévands, Appeville Auvers, and Saint-Côme-du-Mont.

Day beaches : Omaha Beach and Utah Beah.

Gardens Bellenau castle.

Manoir de Donville.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruise on a 15-metre sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 480 € Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (46 km)
Trip or cruise on a live-in yacht, pro supervision
Sports sensations75 € to 660 € Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (46 km)
Jeep Ride along the D-Day Landing Beaches
Culture and education40 € Asnelles (48 km)
Quad Tour along the Cliffs of the Landing Beaches
Sports sensations55 € Asnelles (48 km)
Buggy Tour along the Cliffs of the Landing Beaches
Sports sensations55 € Asnelles (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cotentin Peninsula
Car itineraryEasy7h00Carentan-les-Marais
The Willows
Village visitEasy1h00Fresville (17 km)
Cape Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h00Barneville-Carteret (37 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals