Gathemo tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 10 km from Gathemo

Visit Gathemo: highlights and tourist information

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Gathemo 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 Gathemo in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 10 km and Domfront at 31 km.

Gathemo, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vire

Vire

at 10 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
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Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Caen

Caen

at 64 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide

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Markets in and near Gathemo

  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Vire: market Friday (10km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (15km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (29km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (30km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Gathemo, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (43km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (44km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (50km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (7km)
  • Roches de Ham (30km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (41km)
  • Couesnon (43km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (43km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (20km)
  • Ducey (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (30km)
  • Villers-Bocage (42km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (25km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gathemo is in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gathemo is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gathemo

Canton: Sourdeval

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50150

Distance to Gathemo

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 316 km

from Nice: 847 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 641 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 Gathemo from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauficel, Brouains, Champ-du-Boult, Lingeard, Perriers-en-Beauficel, Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie, Sourdeval and Vengeons.

This page in French: Visiter Gathemo

 
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