Gieville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 21 km from Gieville

Visit Gieville: highlights and tourist information

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Gieville 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 Gieville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 21 km and Bayeux at 35 km.

Gieville, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Coutances guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide


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

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

See Arromanches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style architecture...

See Lessay abbey guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Caen guide


Seaside resort at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


Heritage Site at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

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Map of places to visit near Gieville


Markets in and near Gieville

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (2km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Vire: market Friday (21km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (27km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (30km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Gieville, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (35km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (25km)
  • Argences (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (5km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (20km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (22km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (48km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (48km)
  • Couesnon (59km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (2km)
  • Villers-Bocage (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (27km)
  • Ducey (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (5km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (32km)

Geography and distances

Gieville is in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gieville is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gieville

Canton: Torigni-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50160

Distance to Gieville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 295 km

from Nice: 865 km

from Bordeaux: 466 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 Gieville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuvrigny, Brectouville, Conde-sur-Vire, Domjean, Fourneaux, Guilberville, Le Mesnil-Raoult, Le Perron, Mont-Bertrand, Placy-Montaigu, Saint-Amand, Saint-Louet-sur-Vire, Sainte-Suzanne-sur-Vire, Tessy-sur-Vire and Torigni-sur-Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Gieville