Brix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cherbourg at 10 km from Brix

Visit Brix: highlights and tourist information

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Brix 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 Brix in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 10 km and Barfleur at 27 km.

Brix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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Map of places to visit near Brix


Markets in and near Brix

  • Valognes: market Friday (9km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (9km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (10km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (23km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Brix, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Brix, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (23km)

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 (8km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (11km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (18km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (22km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap de la Hague (29km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (37km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Brix is in the north of France at 60 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Brix is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brix

Canton: Valognes

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50700

Distance to Brix

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 290 km

from Nice: 936 km

from Bordeaux: 529 km

from Strasbourg: 687 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 Brix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hardinvast, Negreville, Rocheville, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Martin-le-Greard, Saint-Martin-le-Hebert, Sottevast and Tollevast.

This page in French: Visiter Brix