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Visit Gavray: highlights and tourist information

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Gavray is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gavray is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 17 km and Granville at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gavray, 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 Gavray 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 Gavray

Markets in and near Gavray

Market days in Gavray: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Gavray: market Saturday (0km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (12km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (19km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Gavray, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gavray, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (13km)
  • Plantbessin (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (25km)
  • Roches de Ham (26km)
  • Chausey (32km)
  • Couesnon (34km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (35km)
  • Île des Landes (42km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (42km)
  • Île des Rimains (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (46km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)
  • Île du Guesclin (46km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (47km)
  • Île Besnard (51km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (12km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (30km)
  • Ducey (33km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (9km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gavray

Canton: Gavray

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50450

Distance to Gavray

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 878 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 668 km

Getting here

Gavray 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 Gavray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grimesnil, La Baleine, Le Loreur, Le Mesnil-Amand, Le Mesnil-Aubert, Le Mesnil-Garnier, Le Mesnil-Rogues, Le Mesnil-Villeman, Lengronne, Montaigu-les-Bois, Saint-Denis-le-Gast, Sourdeval-les-Bois, Trelly and Ver.

This page in French: Visiter Gavray

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