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Beautiful town with lots to explore and discover.

Having stayed in a hotel on the outskirts a pleasant walk into the town The market place was... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Chris K
Beautiful cathedral.

This beautiful cathedral must be seen from the distance first. Built between XXII and XIV... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
Mark D
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Having stayed in a hotel on the outskirts a pleasant walk into the town The market place was spotted by the cathedral and several good restaurants But the cathedral was so spiritual and the building was stunning Well worth visiting and just of The market...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018

This beautiful cathedral must be seen from the distance first. Built between XXII and XIV centuries. One of the greatest examples of Gothic architecture in Normandy.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little town. Exhibition center. Beautiful cathedral.Little café's. Quaint shops. On the outskirts of Coutance is a huge hypermarket.

Thank Tina C
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Really stunning on the outside in front of a lovely little square. The inside is humbling with the high ceiling. Its a bit plainer than many I have seen in Europe but when you take in its history and the way it has been used...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed October 2, 2017

we went through the cathedral and it was nice - as cathedrals are for the most part. After 10 minutes we had pretty much exhausted cathedral viewing activities so went to explore the town, the economy of which seems to revolve on hair dressing. I...More

Thank Shaun B
Reviewed October 1, 2017

If you are in the area of Coutances. do stop to visit this beautiful Cathedral, which stands majestically in Place du Parvis. At night time it is lit up - a spectacular sight.

Thank LilianWales
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

From the outside this is an impressive cathedral with romanic and gothic elements. It is nice to have a walk around. Finally from the inside we were a bit disappointed, there were for a cathedral of that size not many interesting sculptures or pictures.

Thank M S
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Popped into Coutances for a bit of shopping and lunch and ended up spending a couple of hours in the cathedral. It is spectacular and a must if you are in the area. The place is amazing and considering all the bullet holes in it...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

A beautiful cathedral with an interesting history and beautiful views from the top all the way to the coast on a clear day! Well worth a visit

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Reviewed April 9, 2017

We didn't know this and thought how lucky we were to find on street parking for free (it is between 12 noon and 2pm). Despite this looking like the main place to visit in Countances we were greeted at 1 minute past 12 with a...More

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