Visiting the Manufacture

The Manufacture unveils all of its secrets throughout the year during non-guided or guided tours. Come and discover the manufacturing process of a Véritable Cherbourg, its story and its creations.

An exceptional visit

Having been granted the “Qualité Tourisme” label, Le Véritable Cherbourg suggests you come and visit its showcase in an exceptional sea-view setting. We invite you to take a stroll through the private lounges and discover digitalised transcriptions of the manufacturing process with a view on the workshops.

L'intérieur de la manufacture des parapluies de Cherbourg

Programme of the visit

When visiting the Manufacture of the Brand Le Véritable Cherbourg, you will discover :

Parapluie made in France - Le Véritable Cherbourg

Practical information


Guided tours of the Manufacture (booking required: (00 33) 2 93 66 60)

  • Adults: 8 €
  • Children from 6 to 18 years old: 4 € (accompanied)
  • Free for children under 5

Non-guided tours

  • Adult: 5 €
  • Children from 6 to 18 years old: 3 € (accompanied)
  • Free for children under 5

Opening hours

Open all year round

Fully accessible to people with reduced mobility

  • From Monday to Saturday 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 7pm


How to get there ?

By car

  • Paris : 360km / 224 miles (3h30) via the A13 then the N13
  • Rennes: 234km / 145 miles (2h40) via the A84, the N174 and the N13

By air

  • Le Véritable Cherbourg is a 10 minute drive from Cherbourg Maupertus Airport

By train

  • Le Véritable Cherbourg is a 5 minute walk from Cherbourg train station.

By ferry

  • Sailings from Cherbourg to England and Ireland.

To discover Cherbourg and its surroundings, you can visit the Tourist Office’s website