Magneville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Magneville in Manche

Photo is of Cherbourg at 21 km from Magneville

Visit Magneville: highlights and tourist information

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Magneville 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 Magneville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 21 km and Lessay abbey at 25 km.

Magneville, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 46 km (direction south)

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

See Coutances guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 48 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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Map of places to visit near Magneville


Markets in and near Magneville

  • Bricquebec: market Monday (7km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (9km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (17km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (17km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (20km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (21km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Magneville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Magneville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (19km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (22km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (29km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (30km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (31km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (38km)
  • Cap de la Hague (38km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Magneville is in the north of France at 50 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Magneville is 291 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Magneville

Canton: Bricquebec

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50260

Distance to Magneville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 291 km

from Calais: 294 km

from Nice: 927 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 684 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 Magneville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biniville, Colomby, Golleville, Hautteville-Bocage, Lieusaint, Morville, Negreville, Nehou, Reigneville-Bocage, Rocheville, Saint-Jacques-de-Nehou, Sainte-Colombe and Yvetot-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Magneville