Gonfreville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 10 km from Gonfreville

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Gonfreville 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 Gonfreville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 10 km and Coutances at 23 km.

Gonfreville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 40 km (direction east-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 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Seaside resort at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Granville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide

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Markets in and near Gonfreville

  • Periers: market Saturday (6km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (13km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (20km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (20km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Gonfreville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gonfreville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (25km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (44km)
  • Plantbessin (44km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (47km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (25km)
  • Roches de Ham (35km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Chausey (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (45km)

Geography and distances

Gonfreville is in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gonfreville is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gonfreville

Canton: Périers

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50190

Distance to Gonfreville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 300 km

from Nice: 904 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 672 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 Gonfreville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gorges, Laulne, Le Plessis-Lastelle, Millieres, Nay, Periers, Raids, Saint-Germain-sur-Seves, Saint-Patrice-de-Claids and Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids.

This page in French: Visiter Gonfreville