Rauville-la-Place tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rauville-la-Place: highlights and tourist information

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Rauville-la-Place is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Rauville-la-Place is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 19 km and Cherbourg at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rauville-la-Place, 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 Rauville-la-Place in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Rauville-la-Place

Markets in and near Rauville-la-Place

  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (13km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (14km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (14km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (18km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (21km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (24km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (26km)

More information about Rauville-la-Place, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Rauville-la-Place, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rauville-la-Place.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (26km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (29km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (36km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (37km)
  • Argences (42km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (27km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (45km)
  • Cap de la Hague (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (50km)
  • Roches de Ham (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rauville-la-Place

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50390

Distance to Rauville-la-Place

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 295 km

from Nice: 921 km

from Bordeaux: 511 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

Rauville-la-Place is in the north of France. 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 Rauville-la-Place from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biniville, Catteville, Crosville-sur-Douve, Etienville, Golleville, Hautteville-Bocage, La Bonneville, Les Moitiers-en-Bauptois, Nehou, Orglandes, Reigneville-Bocage, Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Sainte-Colombe, Taillepied, Varenguebec and Vindefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Rauville-la-Place