Day 1

Le Dézert, Carentan and Barfleur

Arrival on the Manche coast at your own expense.

Visit of “Pavillion des énergies”. You will discover the exhibition “a house to live here on our planet” and find the keys to a healthy and energy efficient housing project.

Go through a digital journey to understand in a fun and interactive way, the notions of circular economy and local renewable materials.

Free lunch

Visit the nature reserve of the Cotentin Marshes. Five ornithological observatories are accessible by a fun discovery trail (1 km) which describes the uses of the marshes, their flora and fauna and birds migration.

Free time in Barfleur, only labeled city “The most beautiful village” in The Manche region.

Dinner basket prepared with local products.

Overnight in an unusual accommodation. In a haven of greenery, in the heart of a snail farm, these eco cabins will seduce you, bring you calm and serenity.

Day 2

Cherbourg-Octeville

Breakfast prepared with local products.

Guided natural hike focused on coastline food algae. Observe these unknown plants. How we recognize, choose, conserve and cook them.

Lunch in a restaurant.

Guided visit to the Saumonier garden in Cherbourg (the only salmon sea farm in France): explanations of the aquaponics greenhouse, tasting at the end of the visit.

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Useful information

The nature reserve of the Cotentin Marshes from May to September :  a 5.5kms loop goes around the sensitive natural site and continues little further in the nature, in the middle of meadows and reeds.