Hotel Restaurant Lafayette

Boulevard de l'Est, Cherbourg, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 50100, France | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Cherbourg

To the Chateau born?

A travel blog entry by startrailers


... back on the main road and easily find our next site at Chateau de Martragny. We get a very warm and informative welcome and soon get settled on a pitch with good TV reception (there are lots of trees) and a good free internet connection -success!

Perhaps we'll have another go at Bayeux tomorrow - our very last full ...

Vauban fort, Phare away

A travel blog entry by startrailers


... br> At the end of the seawall was....... a Vauban fort. We 'collect' Vauban forts - like the one in Elvas in Portugal, and those we have been to at Villefranche le Conflent and Mont-Louis in France.
At St-V-La-H there is a matching Vauban fort on an island at the other side of the harbour entrance It was a lovely walk around the ...

The D-Day Beaches

A travel blog entry by cpeirson


... Army Rangers scaled the rugged limestone cliffs.

  • We finally made our way to Cherbourg for a quick visit atop the Fort du Roulette a high promontory overlooking the city and harbor. There appears to be little left of the 'old city' as the town was significantly demolished during the war.

  • We had a wonderful dinner and bottle of St Emilion wine for dinner back near the hotel in Honfleur.

    Strong Winds Mean Delays

    A travel blog entry by forsterb

    ... paid out at 30 to 1. We have a driver set to meet us in Zeebrugge who will take us the one hour or so to Brugge where we’ve planned a walking tour on our own. I purchased a micro-sim in Portland for my unlocked iPhone, but just can seem to get it to connect – I’ll take it into Brugge with me to see if I can get things working or say goodbye to 10 quid. We’ll update things ...


    A travel blog entry by soultraveler01

    Arrived at Cherbourg about 12 midday went out had a look around the port the first thing I noticed was the Art Deco terminal looks amazing and once through the terminal took 10 mins To walk into town and had a look around, quite a nice town. Heading to Portugal in the afternoon of the next day docked in Cherbourg due to weather ...


    This hotel, located in the Santa Maria Novella area of Cherbourg, is near La Cite de la Mer and Liberation Museum (Musee de la Liberation).
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