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Le Gast tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Gast: highlights and tourist information

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Le Gast is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 67 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Gast is 251 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 15 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Gast, 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 Le Gast in Normandy.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Le Gast


Markets in and near Le Gast

  • Brecey: market Friday (10km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Vire: market Friday (15km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (24km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (27km)

More information about Le Gast, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Gast, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (35km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (44km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (48km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (3km)
  • Roches de Ham (26km)
  • Couesnon (38km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (12km)
  • Ducey (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage (44km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (22km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Gast

Canton: Saint-Sever-Calvados

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14380

Distance to Le Gast

from Caen (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 251 km

from Calais: 318 km

from Nice: 855 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 648 km

Getting here

Le Gast is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Le Gast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beslon, Boisyvon, Champ-du-Boult, Coulouvray-Boisbenatre, Fontenermont, Saint-Aubin-Des-Bois, Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves, Saint-Maur-Des-Bois, Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie, Saint-Pois and Saint-Sever-Calvados.

This page in French: Visiter Le Gast

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