Carteret Ferry Port
Carteret is a popular fishing harbor in North Western France. The Port of Carteret sometimes called a "port of isles", it is located on the right bank of the mouth of the Gerfleur River, at the end of Cape Carteret. It connects to the town of Barneville which is a small market town specializing in seafood. The Carteret port is very lively with its many fishing boats, yachts, sailing boats and regular service to and from Jersey, Guernsey and Sark. Ferries from Carteret port can be booked easily through Ferrysavers.
Carteret Port Facilities
Parking is free at Carteret but vehicles are left at your own risk.
Getting to Carteret
From Paris, Carteret is 4 hours away using the motorway A13/E05, also known as Autoroute de Normandie. From Rennes, Carteret is 2 and a half hours away using the motorway A84/E03, as known as Autoroute des Estuaires.
The closest train station to Carteret is Valognes train station.
Carteret, at the entrance of the access channel, is a fishing and sailing harbor offering safe shelter to fishermen, plying along the harbours of the Manche, Brittany and the Anglo Norman islands. The sea-side part, built on the cape at the beginning of the sea bathing fashion has kept its look from 1900 with its hotels, houses and parks. Barneville-Carteret is a quiet seaside town which has grown over the years to become a beautiful resort with a number of hotels and restaurants to choose from.
It is a great holiday place with its long sandy beach. Ever since the sea-bathing fashion started, Carteret became a lively holiday place. You can spend marvelous afternoons here enjoying yourselves, making holiday friends. What a lovely way to spend summer!
Manche Iles Express
Gare Maritime, Rue du Port 50270, Barneville-Carteret, France