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Gouvets tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gouvets: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 18 km and Coutances at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gouvets, 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 Gouvets 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 Gouvets

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)

More information about Gouvets, Normandy

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)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (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)

Geography and distances

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

Gouvets 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 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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