Coutances is situated 170 miles (274 kilometers) west of the national capital Paris.
Why not spend some time exploring the area? Start with a trip to the Coutances Cathedral.
There is no need to limit your tour to the points of interest in Coutances because the whole region has been blessed with plenty of wonderful things to do and see. Make tracks to Granville, and discover the Notre-Dame du Cap Lihou Church and Granville Lighthouse. Granville is approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Coutances and is worth a visit. If you are ready for more, travel to Saint-Lo to visit the Musee des Beaux-Arts and St. Lo Cathedral. Saint-Lo is 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Coutances.
When you come to Coutances, don't forget to visit Saint-Malo. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southwest, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find Petit Be, Le Grand Large and Musee de la Ville. St. Malo Beach, Fort National and St. Vincent Cathedral are just a few of the many other visitor attractions in Saint-Malo.
If the rain clouds roll in, don't worry, Normandy features plenty of indoor history museums, guaranteed to keep culture vultures entertained. Spend a day in the fresh air and sunshine and discover Normandy's popular open-air markets.
Why not make use of a knowledgable local guide and sign on for a specialised tour? Culinary tours are popular here.
When it comes time to pack up your backpack and say "Au revoir / À bientôt" to Coutances, you'll have plenty of memories you'll cherish forever.