Nicknamed ‘Little Ireland' by its inhabitants, the Contentin Peninsula contains an extraordinary range of landscapes which are highly inviting to walkers. Around the bays, among the dunes and through the granite-built villages, you pass along coasts that run very close to the Channel Islands, before reaching the northern tip of the peninsula, which is carved into rugged shapes by the incessant attacks of the waves. Here, at this furthest limit of Normandy, you can immerse yourself in a wild and unspoiled natural environment.
CommentsAvoid arriving on Saturday, because the restaurant at BIVILLE is closed on Mondays.
Comments1*, 2** and 3*** hotels and 1 guest house.
Getting thereRailway station (Gare SNCF) at Carentan and at Cherbourg.
GradientEasy to moderate, with a long stage on day 5 (28 Km)
The holiday involves 3 to 7 hours' walking each day.
Very little hill-climbing; there is a maximum of 100 to 300 metres' uphill
Level of difficulty
The price includes: - half board accommodation (except un Chrbourg : dinner not included)
- luggage transfers.
- the provision of a guidebook (1 guidebook for 1 to 2 people).
The price DOES NOT includes : - Dinner in Cherbourg
- Packed lunches.
- Drinks and personal expenses.
- Transport from your home to the place where the holiday begins, and transport back home again after the end of the holiday.
- Booking fees (15 € per person)
- Extra charge for postage outside France (15 € per booking)
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