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Canville-la-Rocque tourism and travel guide

Photo of Canville-la-Rocque in Manche

Photo is of Lessay abbey at 16 km from Canville-la-Rocque

Visit Canville-la-Rocque: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Canville-la-Rocque is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 16 km and Cherbourg at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Canville-la-Rocque, 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 Canville-la-Rocque in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cherbourg guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Coutances guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction 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 Canville-la-Rocque


Markets in and near Canville-la-Rocque

  • Portbail: market Tuesday (4km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (9km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (14km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (23km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (23km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (24km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (27km)

Hotels near Canville-la-Rocque

More information about Canville-la-Rocque, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Canville-la-Rocque, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (28km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (34km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (36km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (38km)
  • Argences (40km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (37km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (43km)
  • Cap de la Hague (44km)
  • Roches de Ham (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Canville-la-Rocque is in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Canville-la-Rocque is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canville-la-Rocque

Canton: Haye-du-Puits

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50580

Distance to Canville-la-Rocque

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 925 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 690 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 Canville-la-Rocque from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudreville, Besneville, Bolleville, Catteville, Denneville, Fierville-les-Mines, Le Mesnil, Neuville-en-Beaumont, Portbail, Saint-Lo-d'Ourville, Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin, Saint-Nicolas-de-Pierrepont, Saint-Remy-Des-Landes, Saint-Sauveur-de-Pierrepont, Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois and Taillepied.

This page in French: Visiter Canville-la-Rocque

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