Amfreville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 23 km from Amfreville

Visit Amfreville: highlights and tourist information

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Amfreville is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Amfreville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 23 km and Cherbourg at 30 km.

Amfreville, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction south-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

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at 30 km (direction north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest...

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Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 36 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

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at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

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at 52 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide

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Map of places to visit near Amfreville


Markets in and near Amfreville

  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (5km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (13km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (16km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (19km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (22km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Amfreville, France

What to do at Amfreville? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amfreville.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (29km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (29km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (39km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (41km)
  • Argences (45km)
  • Plantbessin (49km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (19km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (44km)
  • Cap de la Hague (49km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (49km)
  • Roches de Ham (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Amfreville is in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Amfreville is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Amfreville

Canton: Sainte-Mère-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50480

Distance to Amfreville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 916 km

from Bordeaux: 512 km

from Strasbourg: 673 km

Getting here

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 Amfreville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azeville, Carquebut, Chef-du-Pont, Ecausseville, Emondeville, Etienville, Fresville, Gourbesville, Hautteville-Bocage, Hemevez, La Bonneville, Le Ham, Les Moitiers-en-Bauptois, Neuville-Au-Plain, Orglandes, Picauville, Reigneville-Bocage, Sainte-Mere-Eglise and Urville.

This page in French: Visiter Amfreville


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