Varenguebec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varenguebec in Manche

Photo is of Lessay abbey at 13 km from Varenguebec

Visit Varenguebec: highlights and tourist information

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Varenguebec 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 Varenguebec in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 13 km and Coutances at 33 km.

Varenguebec, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Coutances guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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Map of places to visit near Varenguebec


Markets in and near Varenguebec

  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (15km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (18km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (18km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (19km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (20km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (27km)

More information about Varenguebec, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Varenguebec, France

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

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 (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (31km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (34km)
  • Argences (37km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (41km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (42km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (27km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (47km)
  • Roches de Ham (48km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (49km)
  • Cap de la Hague (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Varenguebec is in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Varenguebec is 285 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varenguebec

Canton: Haye-du-Puits

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50250

Distance to Varenguebec

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 285 km

from Calais: 299 km

from Nice: 917 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 680 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 Varenguebec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bolleville, Catteville, Crosville-sur-Douve, Doville, Etienville, La Haye-du-Puits, Les Moitiers-en-Bauptois, Lithaire, Neufmesnil, Pretot-Sainte-Suzanne, Rauville-la-Place, Saint-Jores, Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois and Vindefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Varenguebec