Postcards of the Past

Cherbourg, Manche, France

Cherbourg is a port city located at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsular in the Manche department in Normandie. It is now part of the commune Cherboug-enCotentin. As well as being a military, fishing and yachting port, it is also a cross-Channel ferry port, with routes to the English ports of Poole and Portsmouth, the Irish port of Rosslare Harbour and St Helier on Jersey.