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Carquebut tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carquebut: highlights and tourist information

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Carquebut is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Carquebut is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 23 km and Normandy landing beaches at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carquebut, 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 Carquebut in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Carquebut

Markets in and near Carquebut

  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (4km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (19km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (21km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (25km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Carquebut, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Carquebut, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (24km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (8km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (35km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (35km)
  • Argences (41km)
  • Plantbessin (43km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (45km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (48km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (14km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Roches de Ham (44km)
  • Cap de la Hague (55km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (59km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Carquebut

Canton: Sainte-Mère-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50480

Distance to Carquebut

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 910 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 668 km

Getting here

Carquebut is in the north of France. 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 Carquebut from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Angoville-Au-Plain, Appeville, Beuzeville-la-Bastille, Blosville, Boutteville, Chef-du-Pont, Coigny, Cretteville, Ecoqueneauville, Gourbesville, Hiesville, Houesville, Houtteville, Liesville-sur-Douve, Picauville, Saint-Come-du-Mont, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Sebeville, Turqueville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visiter Carquebut

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