Location: Saint-Pair-sur-Mer is situated in the Manche (Normandy region) in the north of France at 48 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Pair-sur-Mer is 287 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Granville at 3 km from Saint-Pair-sur-Mer
Market days: weekly market: Thursday;
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Saint-Pair-sur-Mer. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Pair-sur-Mer and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Grand sites of France Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (20km)
Heritage sites Mont-Saint-Michel (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (20km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Granville (3km)
Remarkable gardens Argences (24km); Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (40km); Jardins de Montmarin (44km)
Sites of natural beauty Chausey (16km); Couesnon (22km); Embouchure - Couesnon (22km); Île des Landes (23km); Pointe du Grouin (23km); Île des Rimains (24km); Île du Guesclin (27km); Côte de Cancale à Paramé (28km); Île Besnard (32km); Havre de Rothéneuf (32km); Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (34km); Pointe de la Varde (34km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km); Embouchure - Rance (39km); Rance (fleuve) (40km); Cézembre (40km); Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (40km); Estuaire de la Rance (41km); Roches de Ham (45km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villedieu-les-Poeles (25km); Ducey (30km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Malo (38km); Domjean (44km)
zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Champrepus (18km)
from Saint-Lo (local prefecture): 48 km
from Paris: 287 km
from Calais: 341 km
from Nice: 885 km
from Bordeaux: 449 km
from Strasbourg: 684 km
We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Pair-sur-Mer): Anctoville-sur-Boscq, Breville-sur-Mer, Donville-les-Bains, Granville, Hudimesnil, Jullouville, Longueville, Saint-Aubin-Des-Preaux, Saint-Pierre-Langers, Saint-Planchers and Yquelon.
Manche 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 Saint-Pair-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Saint-Pair-sur-Mer