Yacht charter in Granville on the English coast is your opportunity to take an unforgettable boat trip, get acquainted with local attractions, try regional dishes, make purchases in shops on the coast and much more.
Using our site you will find the most suitable yacht charter offers in Granville - sailing yachts, motor yachts or houseboats or motor boats. Spend time as useful as possible, exploring the sights from the sea, visiting spa and wellness centers, getting to know the local cuisine in Christian Dior's hometown of Granville.
Granville is a British-founded ancient city in Normandy, in the north-west of France, a resort on the shores of the Gulf of Mont Saint-Michel. The history of the city dates back to the 11th century, when it was known as a military port. In the 12th century, the British established the parish of Notre Dame, in the middle of the 15th century the church of Notre Dame was built. In the middle of the 15th century a fortress was erected , for better protection, a moat was dug between the peninsula and the mainland. In 1442 the fortress was taken by the French by cunning, after which the city belongs to France. In the 17th century, during the Augsburg League, the city was shelled by the British, as a result, about 30 houses were destroyed.In the mid-18th century, the port was modernized, during which a pier was built, which is to this day. At the beginning of the 19th century, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry was created in the city, the du Roque lighthouse was built on the coast, and St. Peter's Hospital was also built in the city. At the beginning of the 20th century, a new station was built in the city. During the Second World War, the city was taken by the forces of Nazi Germany in 1940, in the summer of 1944 Granville was liberated by the Allied forces. In 1970, the Regional Center for Sailing was opened in Granville.
Today, modern Granville is the largest casement shellfish port in France, the main fishing port in Normandy. The port has a market and a modern sales system.
Granville is worth a visit for the sake of a beach holiday, picking oysters yourself, visiting significant city events and museums. The Ibis Granville Port de Plaisance offers vacationers a great opportunity to watch the sailing yachts and how the water arrives at high tide and goes to low tide.
The Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de Granville Museum presents the history of the city of sailors and fishermen; Christian Dior was baptized in the Église Notre-Dame du Cap Lihou Church; you should also visit the Musée d'Art Moderne Richard Anacréon Museum , founded by collector Richard Anacreon, Rue Street des Juifs, the Musée Christian Dior museum with a wonderful museum café, the casino casino Casino de Granville and La plage du Plat Gousset, equipped with changing cabins.
Tourists will not remain indifferent to the beauty of St. Paul’s Church, St. Nicholas the Wonderworker Church and the Protestant Church. It is worth looking at the ruins of the city wall, drawbridge and houses of the 15th century.
In the immediate vicinity of Granville, there are natural protected areas, including the Gulf of Mont Saint-Michel and the islands of Chaux.
There are many restaurants in the city where you can have a good day or evening while drinking coffee or wine and thoughtfully studying newspaper news. The traditional dishes served at the establishments of Granville are scallops, the sea tongue with mussels and scampi, dorado and the Granville biscuit with cream scallops.
Restaurant Le Phare can offer delicious seafood and other French dishes, here you can try lobster in almond oil, French duck and desserts. Restaurant du Port restaurant offers dishes of French and European cuisine, here you can order delicious oysters and paella, as well as other seafood, shrimps, snails, etc. The restaurant is located near the harbor and offers great views for a delicious lunch or dinner in a welcoming atmosphere. Try Italian cuisine can be in the popular restaurant Le Borsalino, offers a beautiful view of the harbor. Here you can order seafood, meat or pizza. Dame Gourmande serves British cuisineNude is suitable for vegetarians. Moroccan and Middle Eastern dishes can be enjoyed at Le Palais du Couscous, which serves couscous and other exotic dishes.
You can use one of the suitable yacht charter offers in Granville on the English Channel to celebrate any event (bachelor party, birthday, etc.) on the shore of a pleasure boat. For an additional fee, along with renting a yacht in Granville, you can also hire a captain - together with a professional, your vacation will be as safe as possible, an experienced sailor will show you unexplored places on the coast that ordinary tourists cannot reach. Plan your dream vacation with 2yachts - we guarantee the best prices and the best possible water service.