Le Vast tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barfleur at 8 km from Le Vast

Visit Le Vast: highlights and tourist information

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Le Vast 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 Vast in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 8 km and Cherbourg at 19 km.

Le Vast, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 44 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 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 61 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

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Map of places to visit near Le Vast


Markets in and near Le Vast

  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (7km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (15km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (19km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (24km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (26km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (35km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (35km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (36km)

More information about Le Vast, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Vast, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (16km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (22km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (28km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (35km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (32km)
  • Cap de la Hague (40km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Vast is in the north of France at 60 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Vast is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vast

Canton: Saint-Pierre-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50630

Distance to Le Vast

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 272 km

from Nice: 930 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 672 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 Vast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anneville-en-Saire, Brillevast, Canteloup, Clitourps, La Pernelle, Le Vicel, Morsalines, Quettehou, Saint-Pierre-Eglise, Sainte-Genevieve, Teurtheville-Bocage, Theville, Tocqueville, Valcanville and Varouville.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vast


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