The Festive Season in the Manche

A ride on Santa's train along the Coast of the Isles, numerous Christmas markets and a foie gras cooking class… The Manche region has a wide range of festive activities for all.

Festive events

> Santa's train along the Côte des Isles, Barneville-Carteret

Why not come and meet Father Christmas onboard Santa's train for a 10 km ride between Barneville-Carteret and Port-Bail (return)? Many activities on offer: make-up sessions, gifts and other surprises...

Date: TBC

> A foie gras cooking class at La Ferme des Mares in Saint-Germain-sur-Ay

The chosen theme for December is foie gras: an ideal opportunity to learn how to make your own, and taste it at home afterwards if you wish.

Dates: TBC

> Fairy lights & Christmas Market plus outdoor rink in Cherbourg

Different shapes of eco-friendly LED lights will illuminate the streets of Cherbourg.

Dates: fairy lights & rink: 4th December 2015- 3rd January 2016 - market on Place de Gaulle: 4th - 27th December 2015.

> Live crib in Port-Bail (Manche)

12-13/12: live crib in Notre-Dame Church in Port-Bail at 14:30 and 16:30.

19-22/12: live crib in Notre-Dame Church in Port-Bail at 14:30, 16:30 and 18:30

Not to be missed