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Le Vretot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Vretot in Manche

Photo is of Cherbourg at 21 km from Le Vretot

Visit Le Vretot: highlights and tourist information

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Le Vretot is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 21 km and Lessay abbey at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Vretot, 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 Vretot in Normandy.

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



at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 29 km (direction south-east)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example...

See Lessay abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Coutances guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Vretot


Markets in and near Le Vretot

  • Bricquebec: market Monday (6km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (8km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (10km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (19km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (21km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (29km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Le Vretot, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Vretot, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (16km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (23km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (23km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (25km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Nez de Jobourg (30km)
  • Cap de la Hague (31km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Vretot is in the north of France at 59 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Vretot is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vretot

Canton: Bricquebec

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50260

Distance to Le Vretot

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 937 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 696 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 Vretot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bricquebec, Le Valdecie, Les Moitiers-d'Allonne, Les Perques, Pierreville, Quettetot, Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard, Saint-Pierre-d'Artheglise, Senoville and Sortosville-en-Beaumont.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vretot

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