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Saint-Joseph tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Joseph in Manche

Photo is of Cherbourg at 12 km from Saint-Joseph

Visit Saint-Joseph: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Joseph is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 12 km and Barfleur at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Joseph, 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 Saint-Joseph in Normandy.

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



at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Joseph


Markets in and near Saint-Joseph

  • Valognes: market Friday (5km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (10km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (20km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (20km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (21km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (23km)

Hotels near Saint-Joseph

More information about Saint-Joseph, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Joseph, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (20km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (12km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (12km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (21km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (25km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap de la Hague (32km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (33km)
  • Baie des Veys (34km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (5km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Joseph is in the north of France at 57 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Joseph is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Joseph

Canton: Valognes

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50700

Distance to Saint-Joseph

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 933 km

from Bordeaux: 527 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 Saint-Joseph from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brix, Negreville, Rocheville, Saint-Martin-le-Hebert, Saussemesnil, Sottevast, Tamerville, Valognes and Yvetot-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Joseph

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