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Hambye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 18 km from Hambye

Visit Hambye: highlights and tourist information

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Hambye is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

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

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!



at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


Heritage Site at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide


at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 57 km (direction 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


at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 64 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide

... 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)

Hotels near Hambye

More information about Hambye, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Hambye, France

What to do at Hambye? 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

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

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

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

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