History of the town of Cherbourg in Normandy
Is a city in France, Cherbourg is located in the department of Manche and the Lower Normandy region. This city born by the alliance of several cities and Cherbourg Octeville in 2000. It belonged to the Duchy of Normandy with the Cotentin after being the victim of robbery of the Normans in the ninth century. During the Hundred Years War, the city was ruined. In 1858, a railway was introduced to link Paris to Cherbourg.
Tourism and activities in Cherbourg
Cherbourg has many heritage sites and unavoidable. You could enjoy the parks and green spaces in the town. It has several gardens which have been inspired by English style in the second half of the nineteenth century. You have the benefit of exploring the public garden, a place of memory supported by the municipality. Discover the Emmanuel Liais park, garden Montebello, the castle of Raval and wild valley. Cherbourg also has four allotments that are under the administration of the association of family gardens Forks. In addition, museums Cherbourg are fascinating and you will make new discoveries. The Museum of Natural History and Ethnography awaken your curiosity. Do not miss the other museums such as the Art Thomas Henry Museum, the Museum of the war and the liberation of the city and the Sea Historical monuments are also available to lovers stories. You can see the equestrian statue of Napoleon, the monument of the Duke of Berry and the bust of Colonel Bricqueville. The Abbey of Our Lady of the Vow, the Basilica of Holy Trinity Church and St. Clement are also among the monuments of the town.
To explore the city of Cherbourg, visitors must have a way to transfer. To help, our brand offers based on three types of cars are ideal for exploring the city service. These vehicles relating to collective shuttle, private car and VIP luxury car. A skilled driver will be at your disposal during the trip.
Transfer from Cherbourg to Paris airports
Cherbourg is 23 km from the Regional National Park Marais du Cotentin and Bessin and 300 km from Paris. It is located 371 km from Orly airport, 377 km from Charles de Gaulle airport and 382 km from Paris Beauvais airport.