Brillevast tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brillevast in Manche

Photo is of Barfleur at 12 km from Brillevast

Visit Brillevast: highlights and tourist information

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Brillevast 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 Brillevast in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 12 km and Cherbourg at 14 km.

Brillevast, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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Map of places to visit near Brillevast


Markets in and near Brillevast

  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (11km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (13km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (14km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (23km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (25km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (31km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Brillevast, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Brillevast, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (12km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (12km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (18km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (24km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (31km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (34km)
  • Cap de la Hague (36km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (38km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (13km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Brillevast is in the north of France at 62 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Brillevast is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brillevast

Canton: Saint-Pierre-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50330

Distance to Brillevast

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 933 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 677 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 Brillevast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canteloup, Carneville, Clitourps, Gonneville, Le Theil, Le Vast, Maupertus-sur-Mer, Saint-Pierre-Eglise, Saussemesnil, Teurtheville-Bocage, Theville, Tocqueville and Varouville.

This page in French: Visiter Brillevast