Place

Place

The cottages are situated on the North of the Sea of Debarkment (D-Day) on the coast of Contentin (in front of the sea) less than 3 km’s from the seaside resort of Quinéville.

St Marcouf is situated in the heart of the natural regional park, it is an ideal departure point for the Site of the Debarkment (D-Day beach), Val de Saire, La Hague, Tatihou…


Landing beaches & History

Landing beaches & History

Land of sailors, meetings and blending, Normandy is heir to a rich and varied history.Land of sailors, meetings and blending, Normandy is heir to a rich and varied history.

You will have the opportunity to visit sites where has played in world history on the landing beaches with Utah Beach and Omaha Beach and the town of Sainte Mere Eglise (first town liberated in France 7 km from the cottages) .

Normandy is also the land of Vikings, from William the Conqueror, the Bayeux Tapestry, the Hundred Years War or the pilgrimage of Mont Saint Michel. ... Places that will leave you with memories and stories to tell for a long time.

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Activities, Sports and recreation (Quinéville)

Activities, Sports and recreation (Quinéville)

  • Riding Club Riou : 02 33 54 56 37
  • Golf 18 holes Fontenay : 02 33 21 44 27
  • Tennis club Quinéville : 02 33 21 41 12
  • Mini golf Ravenoville : 02 33 41 34 93



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KiteSurf

KiteSurf

Coast geography is perfect for kitesurf. In front of cottages with wind of East / North / South. To pointe de Jonville (17 km) with wind of West. Please note that the spot is great for beginners.

 

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Water Activities

Water Activities

The circle Boating Sinope is open all year for sailing, windsurfing, yachting and kite flying.

The Port of Quinéville has a wedge for launching boats.

 

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Gastronomy

Gastronomy

After breakfast with milk and butter from Normandy you can obtain markets local products (vegetables Val de Saire, pommel, cider, cream, calvados, poultry farm) and make a little detour to St Vaast for fish ( sole, sea bass, mackerel), plus the crustaceans (crabs, spiders, lobsters) and shellfish (mussels, cockles) that you can also fish.

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Nature and Discovery

Nature and Discovery

On Site

Beach St. Marcouf is conducive for fishing on foot (clams, mussels, shellfish, shrimp) and fishing surf casting (bar) you can also fish with your own boat, the possibility of up to a week in port Quinéville.

The vast expanses of sand will make you practice the kite and long strolls to the beaches of the landing either on foot, bicycle or on horseback.

River Cruise

River trip in the marshes of Cotentin Jetty Port Jourdan (decks Ouve) St Côme du Mont. http://www.bateaudouve.com

River trip in the marshes of Cotentin Jetty Port Jourdan (decks Ouve) St Côme http://www.bateaudouve.com/

Taute the pier at Carentan http://www.ot-carentan.fr/pageLibre0001036a.html
rental boats and kayaking in the Moitiers Bauptois tel 0233211626

Islands

Visit Anglo-Norman Jersey Guernsey, Sark, Alderney and Chaussey Visit p>

Tatihou: Vauban and maritime museum.


Day trips

Day trips

Visit the famous Mont St Michel, it is very easy access with the new motorway.

Bayeux Tapestry

Explore the Val de Saire through Barfleur and Gatteville lighthouse to Cherbourg. Next to La Hague with its wild cliffs among the highest in Europe (east and west coast of the Cotentin Peninsula are separated by 50 km).


Shops

Shops

You can find the following in Quineville :
  • Bar and Restaurant
  • Grocer’s Shop
  • Baker’s
  • Butcher’s
  • Biscuits of Quinéville
  • Tourism Office
  • Super U (Supermarket) Ste Mère Eglise (8km), Montebourg (8km), Quettehou (15km), Carrefour, Intermarché and Lidl (Supermarkets) in Valognes 17km

 


For more information:
  • Small tourist office of Quinéville 02 33 21 40 29

Other useful addresses

Other useful addresses

Nearest Restaurants : 

  • L’EUCALYPTUS (Ravenoville) tél 02 33 41 43 76
  • Bar Brasserie Pub LA BRECHE (Quinéville) tél 02 33 95 14 02
  • HOTEL DE LA PLAGE (Quinéville) tél 02 33 21 43 54