Gourfaleur tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gourfaleur: highlights and tourist information

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Gourfaleur is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 4 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gourfaleur is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 27 km and Vire at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gourfaleur, 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 Gourfaleur 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 Gourfaleur

Markets in and near Gourfaleur

  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (10km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (25km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (26km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (26km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Gourfaleur, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gourfaleur, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gourfaleur.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (25km)
  • Plantbessin (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (8km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (20km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (10km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (29km)
  • Villers-Bocage (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (12km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourfaleur

Canton: Canisy

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50750

Distance to Gourfaleur

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 296 km

from Nice: 877 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 650 km

Getting here

Gourfaleur 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 Gourfaleur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agneaux, Baudre, Canisy, Conde-sur-Vire, Hebecrevon, La Barre-de-Semilly, La Mancelliere-sur-Vire, Le Mesnil-Raoult, Saint-Ebremond-de-Bonfosse, Saint-Georges-Montcocq, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Lo, Saint-Martin-de-Bonfosse, Saint-Romphaire, Saint-Samson-de-Bonfosse and Sainte-Suzanne-sur-Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Gourfaleur