Gonfreville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gonfreville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 10 km and Coutances at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gonfreville, 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 Gonfreville in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Gonfreville

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

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

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

Gonfreville 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 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