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Canteloup tourism and travel guide

Photo of Canteloup in Manche

Photo is of Barfleur at 7 km from Canteloup

Visit Canteloup: highlights and tourist information

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Canteloup is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 7 km and Cherbourg at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Canteloup, 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 Canteloup in Normandy.

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

Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
 
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example...

See Lessay abbey guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 62 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Canteloup

 
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Markets in and near Canteloup

  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (9km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (17km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (19km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (28km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (36km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (36km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (39km)

More information about Canteloup, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Canteloup, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (9km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (16km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (23km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (28km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (36km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (33km)
  • Cap de la Hague (40km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (17km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Canteloup is in the north of France at 62 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Canteloup is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canteloup

Canton: Saint-Pierre-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50330

Distance to Canteloup

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 931 km

from Bordeaux: 538 km

from Strasbourg: 672 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 Canteloup from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anneville-en-Saire, Brillevast, Clitourps, Cosqueville, Gatteville-le-Phare, Gouberville, La Pernelle, Le Vast, Le Vicel, Montfarville, Neville-sur-Mer, Quettehou, Rethoville, Saint-Pierre-Eglise, Sainte-Genevieve, Teurtheville-Bocage, Theville, Tocqueville, Valcanville and Varouville.

This page in French: Visiter Canteloup

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