Sotteville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cherbourg at 14 km from Sotteville

Visit Sotteville: highlights and tourist information

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Sotteville 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 Sotteville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 14 km and Barfleur at 38 km.

Sotteville, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 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 39 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 Sotteville


Markets in and near Sotteville

  • Les Pieux: market Friday (5km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (12km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (14km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (17km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (21km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (29km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Sotteville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sotteville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (9km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (13km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (15km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (17km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (23km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Nez de Jobourg (20km)
  • Cap de la Hague (21km)
  • Baie des Veys (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sotteville is in the north of France at 67 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Sotteville is 308 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sotteville

Canton: Pieux

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50340

Distance to Sotteville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 308 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 945 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 700 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 Sotteville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuville, Bricquebosq, Couville, Grosville, Heauville, Helleville, Le Rozel, Les Pieux, Rauville-la-Bigot, Saint-Christophe-du-Foc, Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard, Teurtheville-Hague, Treauville and Virandeville.

This page in French: Visiter Sotteville