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Valcanville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Valcanville: highlights and tourist information

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Valcanville is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 61 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Valcanville is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 5 km and Cherbourg at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Valcanville, 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 Valcanville in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Valcanville


Markets in and near Valcanville

  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (8km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (18km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (21km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (29km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (35km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (38km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (38km)

More information about Valcanville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Valcanville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (18km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (25km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (30km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (37km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (33km)
  • Cap de la Hague (42km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (18km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Valcanville

Canton: Quettehou

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50760

Distance to Valcanville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 930 km

from Bordeaux: 537 km

from Strasbourg: 671 km

Getting here

Valcanville is in the north of France. 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 Valcanville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anneville-en-Saire, Barfleur, Canteloup, Clitourps, Cosqueville, Gatteville-le-Phare, Gouberville, La Pernelle, Le Vast, Le Vicel, Montfarville, Neville-sur-Mer, Quettehou, Rethoville, Reville, Saint-Pierre-Eglise, Sainte-Genevieve, Teurtheville-Bocage, Tocqueville and Varouville.

This page in French: Visiter Valcanville

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