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Fermanville - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche

Fermanville, common tourist combining the charm of the coast and the grove, is situated on the north-east coast of the Cotentin peninsula, halfway between Cherbourg and Barfleur. The territory of the municipality extends on both sides of Cap Levi, which closes the bay to the east of Cherbourg.

The habitat is dispersed 11.6 km of coastline 15.5 km ² and 24 hamlets of houses of pink granite. Fermanville is crossed by a small "river" The coastal Poult which flows into the sea of ​​the Channel between the handle and the Mondrée the visor.

The particularity of the municipality is to benefit from a very protected environment, where nature gives residents a quality of life greatly appreciated and sought after. This was also praised at the time by Marie Ravenel, Meunière local poet of the 19th century.

The town has a few shops and health services. Families who settle there are also necessary on-site education and entertainment for young and old alike.

Visitors stop there with pleasure for a longer or shorter period in individual accommodation. Many activities are proposed by the tourist office. The town is located near the main attractions of the Cotentin Island Tatihou, Cité de la Mer, Observatory Planetarium de la Hague, Normandy landing beaches and museums, etc..

Geographical information

Latitude49.6829080 (N 49° 40’ 58”)
Longitude-1.4521710 (W 1° 27’ 8”)
Surface area11.60 km²
Population1422 inhabitants
Density122 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Lô (81 km, 1h14)
Insee code50178
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Saint Pierre Eglise

Nearest cities & towns

Carneville4.2 km (8 min)
Vicq-sur-Mer4.8 km (7 min)
Saint-Pierre-Église4.9 km (9 min)
Maupertus-sur-Mer5.8 km (10 min)
Théville6.9 km (11 min)
Gonneville-Le-Theil7.5 km (10 min)
Vrasville7.6 km (10 min)
Bretteville7.6 km (10 min)
Clitourps7.7 km (15 min)
Varouville9.3 km (13 min)
Tocqueville9.7 km (15 min)
Brillevast10.4 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


Fort Levi Cape
Fort Levi Cape
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Cape Levi, West Coast
Cape Levi, West Coast
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Port of Cape Levi
Port of Cape Levi
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Port of Cape Levi
Port of Cape Levi
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Anse du Brick
Anse du Brick
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Cape Levi, East Coast (the cove Mondrée)
Cape Levi, East Coast (the cove Mondrée)
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Cape Levi, West Coast
Cape Levi, West Coast
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Monday 27 february
Min. 6°C - Max. 9°C
Tuesday 28 february
Min. 5°C - Max. 10°C
Wednesday 1 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 12°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Trip or cruise on a live-in yacht, pro supervision
Sports sensations75 € to 660 € Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (13 km)
Cruise on a 15-metre sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors50 € to 480 € Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (13.4 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Willows
Village visitEasy1h00Fresville (28 km)
Cape Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h00Barneville-Carteret (40 km)
Cotentin Peninsula
Car itineraryEasy7h00Carentan-les-Marais (45 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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