Gourbesville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 24 km from Gourbesville

Visit Gourbesville: highlights and tourist information

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Gourbesville 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 Gourbesville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 24 km and Cherbourg at 28 km.

Gourbesville, 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 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 38 km (direction 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 43 km (direction south)

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

See Coutances guide

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Map of places to visit near Gourbesville


Markets in and near Gourbesville

  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (7km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (11km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (17km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (18km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (21km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Gourbesville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gourbesville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (27km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (27km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (37km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (40km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (49km)
  • Plantbessin (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (20km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)
  • Cap de la Hague (47km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (47km)
  • Roches de Ham (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Gourbesville is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gourbesville is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourbesville

Canton: Sainte-Mère-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50480

Distance to Gourbesville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 918 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 674 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 Gourbesville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Biniville, Carquebut, Chef-du-Pont, Crosville-sur-Douve, Ecausseville, Emondeville, Etienville, Fresville, Hautteville-Bocage, Hemevez, Joganville, La Bonneville, Le Ham, Lieusaint, Neuville-Au-Plain, Orglandes, Picauville, Reigneville-Bocage and Urville.

This page in French: Visiter Gourbesville