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Barneville-Carteret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barneville-Carteret in Manche

Photo is of Lessay abbey at 24 km from Barneville-Carteret

Visit Barneville-Carteret: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Barneville-Carteret is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 24 km and Cherbourg at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Barneville-Carteret, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Barneville-Carteret in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cherbourg guide


at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Coutances guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Barneville-Carteret


Markets in and near Barneville-Carteret

Market days in Barneville-Carteret: weekly market: Saturday; seasonal market: Thursday;

  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (0km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (13km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (15km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (25km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (30km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (32km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (33km)

Hotels near Barneville-Carteret

More information about Barneville-Carteret, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Barneville-Carteret, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (25km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (29km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (32km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (33km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (39km)
  • Argences (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Nez de Jobourg (35km)
  • Cap de la Hague (37km)
  • Baie des Veys (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Barneville-Carteret is in the north of France at 56 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Barneville-Carteret is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barneville-Carteret

Canton: Barneville-Carteret

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50270

Distance to Barneville-Carteret

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 310 km

from Nice: 934 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 699 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 Barneville-Carteret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fierville-les-Mines, La Haye-d'Ectot, Le Mesnil, Les Moitiers-d'Allonne, Portbail, Saint-Jean-de-la-Riviere, Saint-Lo-d'Ourville, Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin, Saint-Pierre-d'Artheglise, Senoville and Sortosville-en-Beaumont.

This page in French: Visiter Barneville-Carteret

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