Houesville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 23 km from Houesville

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Houesville 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 Houesville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 23 km and Normandy landing beaches at 29 km.

Houesville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 29 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

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at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest...

See Cherbourg guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide


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

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

See Arromanches guide

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Map of places to visit near Houesville


Markets in and near Houesville

  • Carentan: market Monday all day (6km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (7km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (18km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (21km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (26km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (28km)

More information about Houesville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Houesville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (5km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (38km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (38km)
  • Plantbessin (39km)
  • Argences (39km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (48km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (11km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Cap de la Hague (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (55km)

Geography and distances

Houesville is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Houesville is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Houesville

Canton: Sainte-Mère-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50480

Distance to Houesville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 906 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 665 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 Houesville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville-Au-Plain, Appeville, Baupte, Beuzeville-la-Bastille, Blosville, Boutteville, Brucheville, Carentan, Carquebut, Chef-du-Pont, Ecoqueneauville, Hiesville, Houtteville, Liesville-sur-Douve, Saint-Come-du-Mont, Saint-Hilaire-Petitville, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Sebeville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visiter Houesville


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