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Gatteville-le-Phare tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gatteville-le-Phare: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 2 km and Cherbourg at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gatteville-le-Phare, 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 Gatteville-le-Phare 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 Gatteville-le-Phare

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)

More information about Gatteville-le-Phare, Normandy

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

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

Gatteville-le-Phare 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 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

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