An authentic Restaurant and a comfortable Bed and Breakfast in Normandy, in the heart of the marshes and near the D-Day Beaches !

In a friendly and warm atmosphere, enjoy at the right price an authentic French gourmet cuisine in the restaurant, and profit from comfortable beds and breakfast. Add a stop to your trip. Spoil yourself  on your way between D-Day Beaches and, for instance, Le Mont-Saint-Michel and Saint-Malo, or Cherbourg and Cap de la Hague. L'Auberge Aux Marais, locally known as Le Rata, welcomes you all year round.

Sophie and Laurent take pride in ensuring that you experience a delightful meal and visit in a welcoming yet simple atmosphere.

Our restaurant offers traditional French cuisine with a different menu every day. The Chef, Laurent, creates entirely homemade menus with fresh and seasonal products from the daily market. You may also like to stay for a night or more, we will delight you with a gourmet breakfast. You can enjoy our independant comfortable bed and breakfast rooms, each equiped with a private bathroom and toilets. If you are on business trip you can receive a discount on your meal and room for your "stopover".

The parking lot welcomes all vehicles. Motorcycles and bicycles of cycling tourists can be parked in an area 'out of sight'. We can welcome up to three places motorhomes that can park for the night, with access to a bathroom and toilets.

Ideally located on the road which connects Saint-Lô to Cherbourg, L'Auberge aux Marais is located in Montmartin-en-Graignes. We are right in the heart of the marshes of Carentan in the Regional Natural Park of Cotentin and Bessin (Manche/Calvados). We are ten minutes from Carentan train station. We are 15 minutes from the hippodrome and the Race Courses Scholl of Graignes (AFASEC). And what about the D-Day sites ? We are located 15 minutes from Sainte-Mère-Eglise, 20 minutes from Utah Beach or Isigny-sur-Mer, and 40 minutes from La Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach. You can visit Bayeux and the Caen Memorial in just 50 minutes. You can revel in the beauty of Mont-Saint-Michel in 1h30, Saint-Malo in 2 hours or Paris in 3.

With friends or family, alone, in couple or in group, for a gourmet meal or a relaxing break, for a day, a weekend or more, pamper yourself...

The garden is accessible to all...


Lunch or dinner (single gourmet menu, changing every day) is to be booked for the next day or a later day.

If you stay in Bed and Breakfast, the booking of lunch or dinner at the Restaurant of L'Auberge aux Marais is independent from room booking, and must be done for the next day or a later day. You benefit from a discount on the 1st meal.


Call us for booking

+33 (0)2 33 56 68 69

  • Laurent's restaurant


    The restaurant of L’Auberge Aux Marais is not a restaurant like the others, and Laurent is not a Chef as many others. His pleasure is to delight you with enjoyment. It is to welcome you as he receives his friends. It is to share with you his passions ...

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    French culinary tradition /Conviviality/

    The second Chef’s passion is music. Do not miss the musical events that will be scheduled in the evenings along the year.

  • Sophie's Rooms


    In order to make your stay more enjoyable if you step, Sophie offers five comfortable rooms that can accommodate a total of 11 people.

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    You are welcome... /Story/

    You can enjoy the huge garden, which will soon be closed and will allow children to play safely.

Opening Hours

Restaurant :

- Monday to Friday for lunch (from 11:45 to 13:30)

- Friday and Saturday for dinner (from 19:30 to 21:00)

- Closed on Sunday except for banquet (minimum 12 persons)

- Meals for B&B upon reservation


Last update Wednesday 31 August 2016

Reservation number

+33 (0)2 33 56 68 69