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Bricquebec-en-Cotentin

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche

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

Its medieval castle - to the polygonal donjon of more than 20 meters - was the residence of the lords of Bricquebec until the French Revolution. With its ramparts, towers and keep, it is one of the best preserved castles in the region.

The Pyramid of Memory.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

The castle of Bricquebec
The castle of Bricquebec
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Charters and walls
Charters and walls
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The moat around the castle
The moat around the castle
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The General Le Marois
The General Le Marois
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City Hall
City Hall
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The Clock Tower
The Clock Tower
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The castle of Bricquebec
The castle of Bricquebec
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The Crypt
The Crypt
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The north postern
The north postern
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The large courtyard became a hotel
The large courtyard became a hotel
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The Pyramid of Memory
The Pyramid of Memory
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Weather

Thursday 19 october
Min. 13°C - Max. 16°C
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Friday 20 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
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Saturday 21 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour of La Maison du Biscuit
Local flavoursFreeSortosville-en-Beaumont (7.9 km)
Cruise on a 15-metre sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors50 € to 480 € Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (18.8 km)
Trip or cruise on a live-in yacht, pro supervision
Nature and the great outdoors60 € to 600 € Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (19.8 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cape Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h00Barneville-Carteret (13.1 km)
The Willows
Village visitEasy1h00Fresville (20 km)
Cotentin Peninsula
Car itineraryEasy7h00Carentan-les-Marais (34 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
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