Sottevast tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cherbourg at 12 km from Sottevast

Visit Sottevast: highlights and tourist information

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Sottevast 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 Sottevast in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 12 km and Barfleur at 29 km.

Sottevast, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 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 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lessay abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Sottevast


Markets in and near Sottevast

  • Bricquebec: market Monday (7km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (9km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (12km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (16km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Sottevast, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sottevast, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (10km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (13km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (20km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (22km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap de la Hague (30km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (37km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sottevast is in the north of France at 58 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Sottevast is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sottevast

Canton: Bricquebec

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50260

Distance to Sottevast

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 935 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 688 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 Sottevast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuville, Bricquebec, Brix, Morville, Negreville, Quettetot, Rocheville, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Martin-le-Greard, Saint-Martin-le-Hebert and Tollevast.

This page in French: Visiter Sottevast


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