Rade de Cherbourg

A boat trip from the swing bridge or the Cité de la Mer is a chance to get to grips with the Europe's largest man-made harbour, a huge structure commissioned by Napoleon. The central fort on the sea wall, also known as "Batterie Napoléon", was the Emperor's "pyramid" and his "Lake Moeris" (the military port).

Useful information

Address:

Avenue Cessart, 50100 Cherbourg

Nearby tourist attractions

Cherbourg's Church of the Trinity
Cherbourg's Church of the Trinity
Cherbourg
0:15
Place Napoleon
Place Napoleon
Cherbourg
0:15
Cherbourg's Military port (Arsenal)
Cherbourg's Military port (Arsenal)
Cherbourg
0:15
Cité de la Mer Cité de la Mer
Cité de la Mer
Cherbourg-Octeville
2:00
Cherbourg-Octeville's Museum
Cherbourg-Octeville's Museum
Cherbourg-en-Cotentin
1:00
Emmanuel Liais Park
Emmanuel Liais Park
Cherbourg-Octeville
0:30
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