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Granville

The view of Granville from the lighthouse

Granville France




Granville Normandie is a large seaside town in Manche region of Normandy. This is our second trip to the Normandie region we were here in June when we stayed in the Calvados area.It is now the end of September we are staying 70 miles away from our last visit. We rented a Gite about 10 miles from Granville in Le tanu

Top of the cliffs overlooking Granville WWll bunker

Granvills bunker WWll la manche Normandy

We started our visit to Granville by driving to the top of the cliffs. There is a good car park from where you get a great view of the harbour.It is the reason the Germans build the bunkers up here in WWll.The harbour has a marina for over a 1000 berths and there is a fleet of trawlers here.It is a popular place for shellfish the town has stalls and shops selling them everywhere. The town has several museums including the Christian Dior museum Rue d Estoutville

Busy fish stall in the town centre

Granville fish stall La Manche Normandy

Street cafe


Granville street cafe La Manche Normandy

The town has a large number of shops spread round the narrow one way streets in the town centre.There are lots of cafes.There is a large street market on a Saturday The cafe in the photo was just a bit close to a busy mini island taking traffic into the centre. Places to eat in the town prices start from about £10


Take a drive in Granville

Street in Granville

Granville street La Manche  Normandy

This Hotel is in a good position near the Casino and town centre almost on the beach

Hotel Mercure Granville Le Grand Large


 Hotel Mercure Granville Le Grand Large

The hotel is situated close to the city centre and next to the casino. The hotel Le Grand Large and its staff are pleased to welcome you.

The freedom of living at your own pace, in the hotel or the residence.

Studios, doubles and apartments all equipped with a kitchenette, available for rent by the week and, for the majority of rooms, views of the Channel Islands.

Mercure Le Grand Large Hotel



A wine shop in the town

granville wine shop la Manche  Normandy

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St Pierre Langers, Manche Normandy

St-PierreLangers Manche gite to rent

These charming, spacious, semi-detached holiday properties lie adjacent to the beautiful Abbaye de la Lucerne and close to the beautiful sandy beaches of Jullouville and Granville.

They have been built in the traditional stone of the region with the interiors of the houses tastefully decorated with attractive furniture and pretty bedrooms.

Set admist glorious countryside, La Cidrerie is also close to the cosmopolitan seaside town of Granville, with its casino, sandy beaches, seafood restaurants and daytrips to the Channel Islands.

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Road to the top of the cliffs at Granville

You can see the WWll bunkers and great views of the town

Granville

Fishing boat off the coast at Granville

Granville fishing boat

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Fishing off the jetty at Courseulles

Pierrefitte en auge antique

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