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Turqueville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 28 km from Turqueville

Visit Turqueville: highlights and tourist information

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Turqueville is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 28 km and Normandy landing beaches at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Turqueville, 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 Turqueville in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 28 km (direction south-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example...

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 28 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Barfleur guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing...

See Bayeux guide


at 48 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Turqueville


Markets in and near Turqueville

  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (3km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (12km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (17km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (20km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (21km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (27km)

More information about Turqueville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Turqueville, France

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

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 (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (34km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (35km)
  • Plantbessin (41km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (45km)
  • Argences (45km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (11km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (37km)
  • Roches de Ham (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (59km)

Geography and distances

Turqueville is in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Turqueville is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Turqueville

Canton: Sainte-Mère-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50480

Distance to Turqueville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 281 km

from Nice: 909 km

from Bordeaux: 511 km

from Strasbourg: 664 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 Turqueville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audouville-la-Hubert, Azeville, Beuzeville-Au-Plain, Blosville, Boutteville, Brucheville, Carquebut, Chef-du-Pont, Ecoqueneauville, Foucarville, Fresville, Hiesville, Liesville-sur-Douve, Neuville-Au-Plain, Ravenoville, Saint-Germain-de-Varreville, Saint-Martin-de-Varreville, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Sebeville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visiter Turqueville

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