Gourbesville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gourbesville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 24 km and Cherbourg at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gourbesville, 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 Gourbesville 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 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

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

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

Gourbesville 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 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