Gouville-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gouville-sur-Mer in Manche

Photo is of Coutances at 10 km from Gouville-sur-Mer

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Gouville-sur-Mer 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 Gouville-sur-Mer in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 10 km and Lessay abbey at 14 km.

Gouville-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Granville guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh every day!...

See Cancale guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and contains numerous...

See Emerald Coast guide


at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port, is also...

See Saint-Malo guide

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Map of places to visit near Gouville-sur-Mer


Markets in and near Gouville-sur-Mer

Market days in Gouville-sur-Mer: weekly market: Friday; seasonal market: Monday;

  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (0km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (16km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (27km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Gouville-sur-Mer, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chausey (31km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Baie des Veys (45km)
  • Île des Landes (47km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (47km)
  • Île du Guesclin (50km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (39km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (35km)

Geography and distances

Gouville-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Gouville-sur-Mer is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouville-sur-Mer

Canton: Saint-Malo-de-la-Lande

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50560

Distance to Gouville-sur-Mer

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 320 km

from Nice: 905 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 685 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 Gouville-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agon-Coutainville, Anneville-sur-Mer, Blainville-sur-Mer, Boisroger, Brainville, Geffosses, Saint-Malo-de-la-Lande and Tourville-sur-Sienne.

This page in French: Visiter Gouville-sur-Mer