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Martinvast tourism and travel guide

Photo of Martinvast in Manche

Photo is of Cherbourg at 6 km from Martinvast

Visit Martinvast: highlights and tourist information

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Martinvast is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 6 km and Barfleur at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Martinvast, 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 Martinvast in Normandy.

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lessay abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Martinvast


Markets in and near Martinvast

  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (6km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (14km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (14km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (24km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (28km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (29km)

Hotels near Martinvast

More information about Martinvast, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Martinvast, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (0km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (8km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (10km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (14km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (23km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap de la Hague (21km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (22km)
  • Baie des Veys (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (17km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Martinvast is in the north of France at 68 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Martinvast is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Martinvast

Canton: Cherbourg-Octeville-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50690

Distance to Martinvast

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 944 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 694 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 Martinvast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherbourg, Couville, Flottemanville-Hague, Hardinvast, Nouainville, Saint-Christophe-du-Foc, Saint-Martin-le-Greard, Sideville, Teurtheville-Hague, Tollevast, Tonneville and Virandeville.

This page in French: Visiter Martinvast

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