La Pernelle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barfleur at 6 km from La Pernelle

Visit La Pernelle: highlights and tourist information

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La Pernelle 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 La Pernelle in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 6 km and Cherbourg at 23 km.

La Pernelle, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-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 La Pernelle


Markets in and near La Pernelle

  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (17km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (23km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (24km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (30km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (32km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (36km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near La Pernelle, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (4km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (20km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (27km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (32km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (40km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (29km)
  • Cap de la Hague (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (17km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

La Pernelle is in the north of France at 58 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: La Pernelle is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Pernelle

Canton: Quettehou

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50630

Distance to La Pernelle

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 926 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 668 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 La Pernelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anneville-en-Saire, Barfleur, Canteloup, Clitourps, Le Vast, Le Vicel, Montfarville, Morsalines, Quettehou, Reville, Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Sainte-Genevieve, Tocqueville and Valcanville.

This page in French: Visiter La Pernelle