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Les Veys tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 20 km from Les Veys

Visit Les Veys: highlights and tourist information

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Les Veys is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 20 km and Lessay abbey at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Veys, 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 Les Veys in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 20 km (direction east-north-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 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide


at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coutances guide


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

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide


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

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

See Barfleur guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide


at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Veys


Markets in and near Les Veys

  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (7km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (16km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (24km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (31km)

Hotels near Les Veys

More information about Les Veys, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Les Veys, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (33km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (29km)
  • Argences (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (43km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (48km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (48km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (7km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (24km)
  • Roches de Ham (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)
  • Villers-Bocage (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)

Geography and distances

Les Veys is in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Les Veys is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Veys

Canton: Carentan

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50500

Distance to Les Veys

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 281 km

from Nice: 896 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 655 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 Les Veys from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brevands, Catz, Gefosse-Fontenay, Isigny-sur-Mer, Montmartin-en-Graignes, Neuilly-la-Foret, Osmanville, Saint-Hilaire-Petitville and Saint-Pellerin.

This page in French: Visiter Les Veys

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