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Cotentin, which we know as the Cherbourg Peninsula, is a world with a thousand faces - always surprising at each turn, and with a quality and diversity of natural landscapes unique in the world.

Discover our wide sandy beaches, ideal for swimming, and huge, beautiful dunes such as those at Biville and Hatainville.

La Mare de Vauville and Portbail harbour are cut by high cliffs and rocky headlands - Cap Carteret, the Nez de Jobourg, Cape Levi and the Pointe de Barfleur in the Val de Saire are examples of natural sights not to be missed.

On the east coast you can reach the Ile de Tatihou on foot or by boat, discover the polders and the marshes of the Baie de Veys.

Inland, the Regional Natural Park of Cotentin and Bessin invites you to discover its bird sanctuaries and  river walks.


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