Gathemo tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gathemo in Manche

Visit Gathemo: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 10 km and Domfront at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gathemo, 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 Gathemo 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 Gathemo

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)

More information about Gathemo, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gathemo, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Gathemo 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 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