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Tonneville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tonneville in Manche

Photo is of Cherbourg at 7 km from Tonneville

Visit Tonneville: highlights and tourist information

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Tonneville is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 7 km and Barfleur at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tonneville, 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 Tonneville in Normandy.

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



at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lessay abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tonneville


Markets in and near Tonneville

  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (7km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (16km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (23km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (29km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (33km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Tonneville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Tonneville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (4km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (6km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (9km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (10km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (17km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap de la Hague (15km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (16km)
  • Baie des Veys (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Tonneville is in the north of France at 74 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Tonneville is 308 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tonneville

Canton: Beaumont-Hague

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50460

Distance to Tonneville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 308 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 951 km

from Bordeaux: 541 km

from Strasbourg: 698 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 Tonneville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acqueville, Branville-Hague, Flottemanville-Hague, Martinvast, Nouainville, Querqueville, Sainte-Croix-Hague, Sideville, Urville-Nacqueville and Vasteville.

This page in French: Visiter Tonneville

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