Gouvets tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 18 km from Gouvets

Visit Gouvets: highlights and tourist information

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Gouvets 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 Gouvets in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 18 km and Coutances at 30 km.

Gouvets, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vire

Vire

at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Granville guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 45 km (direction south-west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
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Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Creully

Creully

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 65 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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Markets in and near Gouvets

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (14km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (19km)
  • Vire: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (27km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Gouvets, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (52km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (52km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (26km)
  • Plantbessin (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (11km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (13km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (32km)
  • Couesnon (46km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (14km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (14km)
  • Villers-Bocage (36km)
  • Ducey (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (8km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gouvets is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gouvets is 252 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouvets

Canton: Tessy-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50420

Distance to Gouvets

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 252 km

from Calais: 308 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 649 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 Gouvets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaucoudray, Chevry, Fourneaux, Le Chefresne, Margueray, Montabot, Montbray, Morigny, Pont-Farcy, Saint-Vigor-Des-Monts, Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau, Tessy-sur-Vire and Villebaudon.

This page in French: Visiter Gouvets

 
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