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Cretteville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 17 km from Cretteville

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Visit Cretteville: highlights and tourist information

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Cretteville 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: Cretteville is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 17 km and Coutances at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cretteville, 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 Cretteville 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 Cretteville

Markets in and near Cretteville

  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (9km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (11km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (18km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (20km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (23km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (25km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)

More information about Cretteville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cretteville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (29km)

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) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (34km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (36km)
  • Argences (37km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (45km)
  • Plantbessin (46km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (47km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (19km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (40km)
  • Roches de Ham (43km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (54km)
  • Cap de la Hague (54km)

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)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cretteville

Canton: Haye-du-Puits

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50250

Distance to Cretteville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 911 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 672 km

Getting here

Cretteville 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 Cretteville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appeville, Auvers, Baupte, Beuzeville-la-Bastille, Carquebut, Chef-du-Pont, Coigny, Etienville, Houtteville, La Bonneville, Les Moitiers-en-Bauptois, Liesville-sur-Douve, Picauville, Pretot-Sainte-Suzanne, Saint-Jores and Vindefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Cretteville

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