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Carquebut tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 23 km from Carquebut

Visit Carquebut: highlights and tourist information

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Carquebut is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 32 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
 
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Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 46 km (direction 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 Carquebut

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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