Montfarville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barfleur at 2 km from Montfarville

Visit Montfarville: highlights and tourist information

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Montfarville 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 Montfarville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 2 km and Cherbourg at 25 km.

Montfarville, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 41 km (direction 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 52 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide


at 59 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 Montfarville


Markets in and near Montfarville

  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (21km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (27km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (33km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (34km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (39km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Montfarville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (7km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (22km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (29km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (34km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (32km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Montfarville is in the north of France at 61 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Montfarville is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfarville

Canton: Quettehou

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50760

Distance to Montfarville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 927 km

from Bordeaux: 538 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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 Montfarville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anneville-en-Saire, Barfleur, Canteloup, Gatteville-le-Phare, Gouberville, La Pernelle, Le Vicel, Neville-sur-Mer, Reville, Sainte-Genevieve, Tocqueville and Valcanville.

This page in French: Visiter Montfarville