The bustling seaside town of Granville is built on a rocky headland on the far eastern point of the Mont-Saint-Michel Bay.
The delightful Islands of Chausey and nature reserve lie 15 kilometres off the coast.
Fortifications were built on the town of Granville by the English in the 15th century. Traces of this military and religious history can be seen in the remparts of the Old Town.
Granville is a busy fishing port and has regular ferry links to the Islands of Chausey and the Channel Islands.
You too can join in the Carnival fun, with the thousands of partygoers at Granville's Carnival, famous for its confetti fights, concerts, street parades and fancy dress from 28th February to 4th March 2014!