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Gieville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gieville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 21 km and Bayeux at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gieville, 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 Gieville 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 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)

More information about Gieville, Normandy

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

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

Gieville 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 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

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