Gatteville-le-Phare tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barfleur at 2 km from Gatteville-le-Phare

Visit Gatteville-le-Phare: highlights and tourist information

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Gatteville-le-Phare 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 Gatteville-le-Phare in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 2 km and Cherbourg at 25 km.

Gatteville-le-Phare, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 25 km (direction west)

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

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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

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at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was built during...

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at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide

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Markets in and near Gatteville-le-Phare

  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (11km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (23km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (31km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (35km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (37km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (43km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Gatteville-le-Phare, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (11km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (22km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (29km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (33km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (36km)
  • Cap de la Hague (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Gatteville-le-Phare is in the north of France at 65 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gatteville-le-Phare is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gatteville-le-Phare

Canton: Saint-Pierre-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50760

Distance to Gatteville-le-Phare

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 931 km

from Bordeaux: 542 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 Gatteville-le-Phare from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anneville-en-Saire, Barfleur, Canteloup, Gouberville, Le Vicel, Montfarville, Neville-sur-Mer, Rethoville, Sainte-Genevieve, Tocqueville and Valcanville.

This page in French: Visiter Gatteville-le-Phare