Tourism labels in Manche

National tourism labels and listed destinations

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The cities, towns and villages of Manche listed have been awarded with one or several French tourism labels: Cities of art and history, Most beautiful villages of France, Most beautiful detours in France, Green resort, Listed resort, Towns and villages in Bloom.

CITIES OF ART AND HISTORY

The designation Ville d'art et d'histoire is a national label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to cities and towns with a rich heritage which pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage and architecture and adopt measures to raise inhabitants' and visitors' awareness of their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Cities of art and history in Manche:

Cities of art and history in Manche

Coutances

Valognes

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES OF FRANCE

The label Plus beau village de France, is awarded by an association to beautiful French villages of under 2,000 inhabitants which possess a rich natural and built heritage – with at least two listed buildings – and pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful villages of France in Manche:

Most beautiful villages of France in Manche

Barfleur

 

 

GREEN RESORTS

The designation Station verte is a national label awarded to French nature, leisure and holiday tourist destinations located in unspoiled environments, in the countryside or in the mountains, which offer tourist and leisure facilities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Green resorts in Manche:

Green resorts in Manche

Agon-Coutainville
Mortain
Pontorson

Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

 

LISTED RESORTS

The label Station classée is awarded to seaside, spa, health, tourist, winter sports and mountaineering resorts which pursue a policy of high-quality tourist facilities and activities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Listed resorts in Manche:

Listed resorts in Manche

Agon-Coutainville
Barfleur
Beauvoir
Blainville-sur-Mer
Bréhal
Coudeville-sur-Mer
Donville-les-Bains
Granville
Hauteville-sur-Mer
Jullouville

Le Mont-Saint-Michel
Mortain
Pontorson
Portbail
Ravenoville
Saint-Germain-sur-Ay
Saint-Jean-de-la-Rivière
Saint-Pair-sur-Mer
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue
Siouville-Hague

 

FAMILY PLUS

The label Famille Plus, is recognised by the French Minister of State for Tourism and is awarded to towns and villages which are particularly tailored to welcoming families and offer many activities and events for children and adults. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Family Plus in Manche:

Family Plus in Manche

Agon-Coutainville
Barneville-Carteret

Hauteville-sur-Mer
Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët

 

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN BLOOM

The label Villes et villages fleuris is awarded each year by the French National Council of Cities, Towns and Villages in Bloom following a competition which judges criteria such as landscaped and plant heritage, flowering, respect for the environment and the living environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Towns and villages in Bloom in Manche:

Towns and villages in Bloom in Manche

Cherbourg-Octeville -
Avranches -
Coutances -
Domjean -
Donville-les-Bains -
Ducey -
Granville -
Saint-Aubin-de-Terregatte -
Saint-James -
Saint-Laurent-de-Terregatte -
Saint-Lô -
Saint-Martin-de-Landelles -
Saint-Quentin-sur-le-Homme -
Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin -
Sourdeval -
Valognes -
Villedieu-les-Poêles -
Biville -

Flamanville -
Gouville-sur-Mer -
Saint-Amand -
Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët -
Saint-Loup -
Saint-Pair-sur-Mer -
Saint-Sauveur-de-Pierrepont -
Vasteville -
Yquelon -
Digosville -
Digulleville -
Hardinvast -
La Haye-Pesnel -
Le Dézert -
Le Mesnil-Raoult -
Saint-Jean-des-Baisants -
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue -
Torigni-sur-Vire -

 

BLUE FLAG

The Blue Flag label is awarded to seaside resorts and marinas that take account of environmental criteria in their economic and tourist development policies, and promote behaviour that respects nature and its treasures. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Blue Flag in Manche:

Blue Flag in Manche

Agon-Coutainville
Barneville-Carteret
Bréhal
Gouville-sur-Mer
Jullouville

Les Pieux
Portbail
Querqueville
Siouville-Hague

 
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