Le Ham tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Ham in Manche

Photo is of Cherbourg at 25 km from Le Ham

Visit Le Ham: highlights and tourist information

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Le Ham 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 Le Ham in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 25 km and Barfleur at 27 km.

Le Ham, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 39 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 46 km (direction south)

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

See Coutances guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Ham


Markets in and near Le Ham

  • Valognes: market Friday (8km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (9km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (16km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (18km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (21km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)

More information about Le Ham, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Ham, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (24km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (24km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (34km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (37km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (46km)
  • Plantbessin (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (22km)
  • Cap de la Hague (45km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (8km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Ham is in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Ham is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Ham

Canton: Montebourg

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50310

Distance to Le Ham

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 920 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 675 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 Le Ham from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Biniville, Colomby, Ecausseville, Emondeville, Eroudeville, Flottemanville, Fresville, Gourbesville, Hautteville-Bocage, Hemevez, Joganville, Lieusaint, Montebourg, Orglandes, Ozeville, Reigneville-Bocage, Saint-Cyr, Saint-Floxel, Sortosville and Urville.

This page in French: Visiter Le Ham