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Visit Houesville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 23 km and Normandy landing beaches at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Houesville, 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 Houesville 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 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

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

Houesville 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 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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