Saint-Pair-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 20 km and Cancale at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Pair-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Saint-Pair-sur-Mer. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Plan your visit to Saint-Pair-sur-Mer

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Pair-sur-Mer

More information about Saint-Pair-sur-Mer & region

Markets in and near Saint-Pair-sur-Mer

Market days in Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: weekly market: Thursday;

Local markets

  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (0km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (3km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (7km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (19km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (21km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (26km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Pair-sur-Mer, 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!

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); Dinan (53km)

Remarkable gardens Argences (24km); Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (40km); Jardin du château de La Ballue (41km); Jardins de Montmarin (44km); Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (50km)

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); Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (48km)

Towns of Art and history Coutances (26km); Dinard (41km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villedieu-les-Poeles (25km); Ducey (30km); Dol-de-Bretagne (32km); Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (47km); Torigni-sur-Vire (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Malo (38km); Domjean (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Champrepus (18km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pair-sur-Mer

Canton: Granville

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50380

Distance to Saint-Pair-sur-Mer

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 341 km

from Nice: 885 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 684 km

Getting here

Saint-Pair-sur-Mer 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.

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.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Pair-sur-Mer