Crosville-sur-Douve tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 19 km from Crosville-sur-Douve

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Crosville-sur-Douve is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Crosville-sur-Douve in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 19 km and Cherbourg at 29 km.

Crosville-sur-Douve, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 39 km (direction south)

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

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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 43 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

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Map of places to visit near Crosville-sur-Douve


Markets in and near Crosville-sur-Douve

  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (12km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (14km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (14km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (19km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (23km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Crosville-sur-Douve, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (27km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (27km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (29km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (37km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (38km)
  • Argences (42km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (25km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (46km)
  • Cap de la Hague (46km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (48km)
  • Roches de Ham (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Crosville-sur-Douve is in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Crosville-sur-Douve is 285 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Crosville-sur-Douve

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50360

Distance to Crosville-sur-Douve

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 285 km

from Calais: 294 km

from Nice: 920 km

from Bordeaux: 511 km

from Strasbourg: 679 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 Crosville-sur-Douve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biniville, Etienville, Golleville, Gourbesville, Hautteville-Bocage, La Bonneville, Les Moitiers-en-Bauptois, Nehou, Orglandes, Rauville-la-Place, Reigneville-Bocage, Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Sainte-Colombe, Varenguebec and Vindefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Crosville-sur-Douve