Nehou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 22 km from Nehou

Visit Nehou: highlights and tourist information

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Nehou 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 Nehou in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 22 km and Cherbourg at 24 km.

Nehou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction south)

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

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at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 43 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 47 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 Nehou


Markets in and near Nehou

  • Bricquebec: market Monday (9km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (12km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (16km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (16km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (22km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (24km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (25km)

More information about Nehou, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Nehou, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (27km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (21km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (25km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (32km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (33km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (30km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (40km)
  • Cap de la Hague (40km)
  • Roches de Ham (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Nehou is in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Nehou is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nehou

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50390

Distance to Nehou

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 296 km

from Nice: 925 km

from Bordeaux: 515 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 Nehou 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, Crosville-sur-Douve, Golleville, Hautteville-Bocage, Lieusaint, Magneville, Rauville-la-Place, Reigneville-Bocage, Saint-Jacques-de-Nehou, Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Sainte-Colombe and Taillepied.

This page in French: Visiter Nehou