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Tocqueville tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Tocqueville in Manche

Photo of Barfleur at 5 km from Tocqueville

Visit Tocqueville: Highlights and Tourist Information

Tocqueville is situated in the Manche (Normandy region) in the north of France at 64 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital. (General information: Tocqueville is 282 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 5 km and Cherbourg at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tocqueville, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Tocqueville. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

photo of Barfleur
Barfleur 5km
photo of Cherbourg
Cherbourg 21km
photo of Normandy landing beaches
Normandy landing beaches 46km

Map of places to visit near Tocqueville and location information

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More information about Tocqueville & region

Manche (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Tocqueville

Local markets

  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (10km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (20km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (21km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (29km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (31km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (38km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (39km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (41km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Tocqueville, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Tocqueville and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Heritage sites Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (10km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Barfleur (5km)

Regional Natural Parcs Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (41km)

Remarkable gardens Parc du château des Ravalet (18km); Château de Beaurepaire (25km); Parc du château de Nacqueville (29km); Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (37km); Jardin Jacques Prévert (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Bayeux (62km)

Sites of natural beauty Baie des Veys (36km); Cap de la Hague (41km); Nez de Jobourg (44km)

Towns of Art and history Valognes (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cherbourg (21km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tocqueville

Canton: Saint-Pierre-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50330

Distance to Tocqueville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 267 km

from Nice: 932 km

from Bordeaux: 540 km

from Strasbourg: 671 km

Getting here

Tocqueville is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Tocqueville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tocqueville): Anneville-en-Saire, Barfleur, Brillevast, Canteloup, Clitourps, Cosqueville, Gatteville-le-Phare, Gouberville, La Pernelle, Le Vast, Le Vicel, Montfarville, Neville-sur-Mer, Rethoville, Reville, Saint-Pierre-Eglise, Sainte-Genevieve, Valcanville and Varouville.

This page in French: Visitez Tocqueville

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