Vesly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vesly in Manche

Photo is of Lessay abbey at 4 km from Vesly

Visit Vesly: highlights and tourist information

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Vesly 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 Vesly in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 4 km and Coutances at 24 km.

Vesly, 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 4 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 24 km (direction south)

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

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at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

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Seaside resort at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th century villas...

See Granville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 64 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de...

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Map of places to visit near Vesly


Markets in and near Vesly

  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (10km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (18km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (22km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (23km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Vesly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vesly, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (28km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (40km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (44km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (30km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (45km)
  • Chausey (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Vesly is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Vesly is 284 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vesly

Canton: Vesly

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50430

Distance to Vesly

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 284 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 911 km

from Bordeaux: 496 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 Vesly from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville-sur-Ay, Bolleville, Creances, La Haye-du-Puits, Laulne, Le Plessis-Lastelle, Lessay, Lithaire, Mobecq, Montgardon, Saint-Patrice-de-Claids and Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois.

This page in French: Visiter Vesly