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Will you be the four millionth visitor to the Cherbourg Cite de la Mer in September 2019?

Will you be the four millionth visitor to the Cherbourg Cite de la Mer in September 2019?

1 - 16/09/2019
It’s a bountiful catch for the Cité de la Mer which was filled with 97 000 visitors in July and August. The heat wave can go back to where it came from! The big splash of the month of July records its biggest affluence since the opening of the City in 2002 and the off-the-deep-end record of August 14th place the bar...
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On July 12, 2019 in Cherbourg, President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the Suffren, first Barracuda-class submarine

On July 12, 2019 in Cherbourg, President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the Suffren, first Barracuda-class submarine

1 - 16/07/2019
Barracudas have long teeth and the Rubis know it well. Le Suffren, the SNA (nuclear attack submarine), a new generation of the Barracuda class, is a hunter sized for combat. It will replace its Rubis ancestors which have served valiantly since the 80s: Le Saphir has just returned to its home port of Cherbourg to be dismantled.   A...
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For the 8th edition of the "Preferred Village of the French", Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue wins the laurels

For the 8th edition of the "Preferred Village of the French", Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue wins the laurels

1 - 07/07/2019
2019, year of... Normandy! The region meets with unanimous acclaim and will be the most popular destination of summer 2019. Between the ranking of Le Point which places Cherbourg at the top of the list of the most attractive Normandy cities, Stéphane Bern's program now awards Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue the "Preferred Village...
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Le Saphir, French nuclear submarine, will be dismantled in Cherbourg

Le Saphir, French nuclear submarine, will be dismantled in Cherbourg

1 - 04/07/2019
This is the second in the series of six French nuclear attack submarines. A member of the Rubis class, this technological gem will lay down its arms after 35 years of loyal service.   The nuclear attack submarine, Saphir, registration 602, is heading home. The nuclear attack submarine built in Cherbourg in 1979 is undertaking...
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Cherbourg leads the Normandy region in the Le Point special edition ranking of the most attractive cities in France

Cherbourg leads the Normandy region in the Le Point special edition ranking of the most attractive cities in France

1 - 24/06/2019
The beautiful Cotentin has assets in its Channel and wins the 15th position among agglomerations from 80,000 to 250,000 inhabitants, in front of Le Havre and Caen. Combining dynamism and quality of life, Cherbourg dominates the Normandy region.   It is a very coveted place. When the weeklies (Le Point, L'Express) release...
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From May 25 to September 1, 2019, Cherbourg celebrates the American designer Jack Kirby for its 9th biennale of the 9th art

From May 25 to September 1, 2019, Cherbourg celebrates the American designer Jack Kirby for its 9th biennale of the 9th art

1 - 01/06/2019
Cherbourg, eternal ingenue in the pastel hues of the film "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg? Yes, but the city also has testosterone-inspired cravings bearing the colors of the American flag. The Museum of Fine Arts of Normandy Thomas Henry in Cherbourg renders a powerful tribute to the "King of Comics," Jack Kirby, in its...
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In the spring of 2019, Cherbourg's Cité de la Mer invites us to dive into its new space, the Ocean of the future

In the spring of 2019, Cherbourg's Cité de la Mer invites us to dive into its new space, the Ocean of the future

1 - 11/03/2019
With 4 million visitors, La Cité de la Mer, created in 2002, is one of the major European sites of the sea. In spring 2019, it widens its horizon again with a new permanent exhibition of 1400 m² on 3 floors, including 17 aquariums, entirely dedicated to the ocean.   An adventure designed as a declaration of...
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Contract of the Century for Naval Group: Australia buys 12 submarines for 31 billion euros.

Contract of the Century for Naval Group: Australia buys 12 submarines for 31 billion euros.

1 - 19/02/2019
February 11, 2019 will be a great day in the annals of Naval Group .After 18 months of preparation, the agreement signed in Canberra kicks off the Franco-Australian cooperation in submarines for the next fifty years.   3,000 jobs in Australia and 500 people on the bridge in France   The 12 ocean attack submarines...
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Tourists flocked to Normandy in 2018!

Tourists flocked to Normandy in 2018!

1 - 05/01/2019
Normandy sees its visitor rate increase by 5% in 2018. The INSEE confirms a silver medal: it is a boon for the region that has now stepped onto the podium, the second largest tourist region in the nation after Ile-de-France and its city of lights !   Stay cool during hot summers “In April,” the French saying...
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The skating rink and sledge slope are again in the city center of Cherbourg for Christmas

The skating rink and sledge slope are again in the city center of Cherbourg for Christmas

1 - 15/10/2015
While the Christmas decorations start to be placed in the streets of the city, "the Union of Commerce of Cherbourg" has confirmed that this year the skating rink will be installed again in the Plaza De Gaulle. It will be bigger this year and will have, from December 4, 375 m2 of surface for skating. It The sledge slope...
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