Normandy is an excellent holiday destination, with a wealth of entertainment, culture and interest for all. La Chouette is nestled within the regional nature park Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin and is surrounded by tranquil countryside with beautiful scenery, ideal for walking, cycling and exploring the area.
The beautiful long sandy beaches of the western peninsula are a 25 minute drive away, & the market towns of St. Lo, Coutances & Carentan are a short drive away, where you can leisurely browse the weekly markets selling local produce, relax in the restaurants and cafes, or enjoy boutique shopping
- D Day landing beaches & museums
- Bayeaux Tapestry
- Le Mont St Michel
- Cite de la Mer
- Ste Mére l' Eglise
- Pegasus Bridge
- Alligator Bay
- Cerza safari park
- Point du Hoc
- Day trips to Jersey
- Parks and Gardens
- Villedieu des Poêles
- Remilly sur Lozon is perfect for basic shopping needs with two mini markets, bakery, butchers, and pharmacy.
- There are larger hypermarket E Leclerc is located a 10 minute drive away in St Lo, and in St Lo town itself, there are banking facilities, tourism office and boutiques and gift shops selling all local crafts and produce.
- The weekly market is on a Saturday, selling locally grown produce, cheeses, and freshly caught fish.
- Antiques markets and brocantes
Local outdoor activitiesWalking
Nature watching in the Nature Park of the Contentin and Bessin Marshlands
Swimming and watersports
Restaurants and Gastronomy
France is famous for its cuisine and Normandy in particular has a wide range of regional specialities for you to sample and enjoy.
Cambembert, Livarot, Pont L’Eveque cheeses are all produced in the region and can be enjoyed with the cider, pommeau & calvados, and with the famous Normandy Cider Route not far from La Chouette you can buy locally from the farmers themselves.
Many of the beachfront restaurants on the western Cherbourg peninsula serve freshly caught seafood specialities, including langoustines, oysters, lobster and scallops