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Montmartin-sur-Mer, the ideal holiday destination!
For your next holiday, forget about big destinations! Instead set out to explore the small seaside town of Montmartin-sur-Mer, a real haven of peace not far from Coutances. Dip your toes in the water or wander along the sandy dunes and let the magic of the wild Manche landscapes work their magic! So grab your swimsuit because we’re diving in to explore the Cotentin!
To enjoy this adventure to the full, book a stay at one of the Sandaya campsites where your pitch is an opportunity to experience genuine comfort in the midst of nature! And to spend a perfect summer break with your gang, big or small, take your pick from our range of fully equipped cottages and breathe in that fresh Normandy air. Welcome to the Cotentin!
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Visit Montmartin-sur-Mer with the family
Get ready to enjoy some surprising activities in the area around Montmartin! Start with Saussey Manor and its magnificent garden, which blend beauty and originality. The house’s owner has been collecting all kinds of glassware for almost 50 years. From the glass paste eye inlays from an Egyptian mummy to antique glass from the first century, you’ll be able to admire a series of unique artefacts that will amaze the whole family!
Then head along the River Sienne to discover the history of Regnéville-sur-Mer, its castle and its lime kilns. On the one hand you have the fortress that protected the local port during the 100 Years War and, on the other, the huge 16th-century kilns that forged the region’s reputation. But no need to choose – you can visit both!
Visit Montmartin-sur-Mer as a couple
In Normandy, it’s well known that the most awe-inspiring landscapes can be found by the water. And the Pointe d’Agon is no exception! This unspoilt natural site comprises a vast array of scenery, from dunes and mudflats to salt plains, all changing constantly with the ebb and flow of the tide. Take your children to admire the 400 plant species to be found as well as the sheep that graze peacefully here!
Back in Montmartin, you can enjoy the “Chauffer dans la noirceur” festival, a great way to chill out! Its name has its origins in Quebec and means “drive through the night”. The event showcases every kind of music, much to the delight of festival-goers, and is sure to enchant loved-up couples, whatever their musical taste. You simply can’t escape the musical culture of Normandy as you enjoy the mild climate beside the English Channel.
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The Hauteville art gallery puts on regular exhibitions of Normandy’s painters. Go along to admire some of the finest works to emerge from northwest France at Hauteville-sur-Mer!
Andouille de Vire sausage, livarot cheese and oysters are just some of the Normandy culinary specialities you won’t want to miss. Dive in and savour these characteristic dishes which are reputed across France!
The GR223 “Customs Path” hiking trail offers the perfect opportunity to stay fit as you explore the coast. So, shall we set off for a good long walk?
The island of Jersey is a wonderful way to soak up some Franco-British culture surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. Be sure to visit the Channel Islands!