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jann
17-10-2007, 21:36
The aire at Sciot (west of Les Pieux) is now closed
The aire at Goury which is the North Westerly point of the Cherbourg peninusula has been moved about a quarter of a mile out of the village,without any services.
We stopped on the harbour at Grandcamp Maisy. Last time we were here ,there were no overnighting signs,but they have been removed.

baloothebear
18-10-2007, 08:25
Thanks for that "Jann". I'll update my Aires list

Guest
18-10-2007, 19:09
When overnighting in Cherbourg, I go into the docks (ferryport) on the truck side, and find a quiet place.
We have even gone past the truck booking on location and have overnighted on the quay but before the security gates.
You can then retrace your steps and return out of the ferryport or re enter for your ferry crossing.
This is much quieter than the motorhome parking area!:D

wayfarer
30-12-2007, 20:55
Last time we went through Cherbourg we drove about 40K towards the west coast of the peninsula and stayed at the Port/beach area of the village of Carteret. Lovely spot, plenty of other campers about so it felt safe. I kept a blog of the 2007 trip to France and this can be seen at www.kildysart.com/kild50.htm I hope this is of some use to you

Belgian
05-01-2008, 14:38
Bretteville: plage (WC,tap)
Cap Lévy: 'port de Perey'
Fermanville: 'Plage de la Mondrée'; D116 parking church (tap)
Cosqueville: 'Plage du Vicq', (tap) nice spot
Vrasville: 'Plage les Mares'
Gatteville: P phare 'Pointe de Barfleur' (no parking ><houses)
P church, bakery, tap at 'square house'
'port de Roulebar': no night but 400m: cliffs past oysterfarm (delicious)
St Pierre-Eglise:aire parking 'Michigan' (><college), S= 2€, all other parkings free
Barfleur: parking ><harbour, shops
Landemer: D45 before hamlet, sea; 'Pointe du Moulard'
Pointe de Saire: parking lighthouse
St Vaast: aire next Camping "La Gallouette", S=2€, 7€/night;
parking "La Pernelle" (sea)
Morsalines : 'plage de la Redoute'

baloothebear
05-01-2008, 18:33
Landing at Cherbourg, if you can tear yourself away from the Cite de la Mer ( http://www.citedelamer.com/ ) It is really worth a visit. The only problem is that as you leave the only thing that you keep thinking of is Fish and Chips

Slightly off track but an easy run if you're heading West or South West -
Cherrueix - Rue de Raguel, just down from the Square and the Church
48.60649N 1.71085W

If heading East then Utah Beach on the D913. It has the virtue of there being quite few Motorhomes there on the over night stop.
49.41607N 1.17549W

Belgian
05-01-2008, 18:57
Some more: with Michelin-atlas references.
VALOGNES {25D3}:aire munic.N13, >‘Skate Park’, Champion, S=2€,12pl
MONTEBOURG {25D3}: aire munic. R. Paul le Cacheux, >stade 'Le Cacheux,' 10pl, free,s hops
BRICQUEBEC (26B1): Place Ste Anne (centre) ; D900 >Cherbourg, 1km, free aire (pond)
NEHOU (24C4): D900, Monument Patton (safe:guarded by Sherman-tank !)
St SAUVEUR-le-VICOMTE {24C4} aire Pl. Hôtel de ville, S=free, 3pl;
D15>4km>Port Bail: forêt domaniale de St Saveur, in wood
TAILLEPIED {24C4}: D15 aire picnic carrière, lonely
PONT l’ABBE {25D4}: D24 La Quenauderie
LITHAIRE {26C3}:> Plan d’eau, 'Mont Castre' WC,bar,US monument, Roman fort
Ste MERE EGLISE {25E4}: aire:Pl. du 8 Mai,(church) museum , 2€/night, shops
BRUCHEVILLE {25E4}: church, tap churchyard, no shop
La HAYE–du-PUITS {26C3}: parking Champ de Foire;big parking Centre Socio-Culturel
La GUILLERDERIE {26C3}: point de vue, chapelle
CARENTAN {27D3}: Pl. du Grand-Valnoble ,4pl, shops
St MARTIN d’AUBIGNY {27D40}: Base de Loisirs “Etang des Sarcelles”,WC tap
St FROMOND {27E4}: aire munic. (>Vire D8) pl. des Gabariers,(river) S=2€

Belgian
06-01-2008, 17:20
Here's the SW-coast of this 'département'
GRATOT {53F1}:D244:P Château de Gratot + church, WC tap,(very nice place, bakery at 300m)
AGON-COUTAINVILLE {53F1}P Pointe Agon
REGNEVILLE-s-MER{53F1} P Château(ruin)><church (beaufull view); camping munic. by old station; P at bakery Vaudredoux (800m>church
MONTMARTIN-s-MER {53F1} aire naturelle « Ferme du Marais »20pl, 5,9€
ANNOVILLE {53F1} P+aire: plage, free
LINGREVILLE {53F2} P end D220 plage
COUDEVILLE {53F2} big P > sea
GRANVILLE {53F2} P+aire 'Aquarium'20pl, 5€/night,S=free;>St Pair, ><P plage Hacqueville 10pl,
St PAIR-s-Mer {53F3}: >coast> P Kairon
JULLOUVILLE {53F3}: end D236, P sea
CAROLLES {53F3} ;P aire Mairie(free); P Vallée des Peintres (ex.station) Carolles Plage, 10pl; P de la Cabane Vauban ; P du Lude (tap)
CHAMPEAUX {53F3}: D977> cliff>P
DRAGEY-ROTHON {53F4}: >P plage 'Bourg' WC bar
BEC d’ANDAINE {53F4}: P view>Mnt St Michel (nice spot)
GENÊTS {53F4}:P centre village, P right behind bakery>sea (beautifull spot)(guides walks toward Mnt St Mich at low tide)
Le GROUIN du SUD {36A3}: P viewpoint; P St Leonard
Just 1 more to go: inland South.
Hope it's usefull :o

Belgian
09-01-2008, 18:53
Spots on the southern part of the department
St LO {27E4}
aire munic.Quai des Agneaux (300m gare) S=2€ (jeton I),7pl
P Quai Tangue,
P Pl. du Champ de Foire
P Pl. de la Dollée
COUTANCES {54A1}
P du stade)
camping munic « .Les Vignettes**» S=3€, 8€/n, 15/6>39/9
HAMBYE (abbaye) {54B2}
”aire nrlle munic” Le bourg », (green) 7,2€/n, 7pl, 1/6>30/9,
P abbey, (private, night OK)
MONT ROBIN {54B2}
P belvédère, radio, nice view
VILLEDIEU-les-POELES {54B3}
aire munic. P pl. des Quais, S=2€, 5pl
P de la Commanderie
big P Champ de Mars WC
P bus ><Hospital
S; A84 17kmN :aire de la Vallée de la Vire-Gouvets (noisy: highway) free
La HAYE PESNEL {54A3}
P village
GAVRAY {54A2}
aire munic.>P anc.gare ,10pl, S=free
BROUAINS-Moulin de la Sée {54C4}
P Musée (nice setting)
SOURDEVAL {54C4}
aire munic. centre, r.J.B Janin, Parc St Lys (mairie> Churchyard) 10pl, S=free (+el !) (in centre town but peacefull)
MORTAIN {54C4}
P Pl. du Château (>camping munic.) 4€/night, 6pl,S=free (at one side of the square: paying, other side not) (shower in camping; shops nearby, nice walk>waterfall)
AVRANCHES {54A4}
P+S Jardin des Plantes,Centre Culturel, blvd. L.Jozeau Marigné, centre300m, S=2€
P Pl. Carnot
P « Cinéma pano 360° »
St JAME {80A1}
Picnic area Chemin de l’eau minérale (> Chau de la Paluelle, cimétière USA)
St SYMPHORIEN-des –MONTS {80C1}
picnic N176,24h, tap, WC
Le TEILLEUIL {81D1}
aire munic. ZA la Pommeraie, 1km S, Rte de Domfort 10pl, free

It is nearly 2 yrs I was there, things could have changed


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