Hambye tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hambye: highlights and tourist information

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Hambye is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Hambye is 264 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 18 km and Granville at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hambye, 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 Hambye 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 Hambye

Markets in and near Hambye

  • Gavray: market Saturday (7km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (19km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (23km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (26km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Hambye, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Hambye, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (14km)
  • Plantbessin (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (19km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (22km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Chausey (39km)
  • Couesnon (41km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (41km)
  • Île des Landes (49km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (50km)
  • Île des Rimains (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (13km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (23km)
  • Ducey (37km)
  • Villers-Bocage (47km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (13km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hambye

Canton: Gavray

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50450

Distance to Hambye

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 264 km

from Calais: 315 km

from Nice: 876 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 662 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Baleine, Le Guislain, Maupertuis, Notre-Dame-de-Cenilly, Percy, Roncey, Saint-Denis-le-Gast, Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly and Sourdeval-les-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Hambye