Cherbourg is located in Normandy at the entrance to the English Channel. The port is less than 10 miles away from the main sea route where around 500 ships sail each day.
The port at Cherbourg has a range of facilities such as a bureau de change, a bar, and a paper and souvenir shop. There are also showers and baby changing as well as disabled facilities.There is a short stay car park on site and nearby there is an area where cars and caravans can park overnight.
There are a range of things to see and do in the area such as the Jardins de la Roche Fauconnière , a lovely botanical garden where over 3000 types of plants can be seen. Alternatively there is the Musee des Troupes Aeroportees which is a museum housing World War 2 documents, photos and weaponry. There are also lots of historic buildings, market squares, fish markets and many restaurants.
If you are thinking of staying over in Cherbourg we have a range of accommodation in the area.