Sainteny tourism and travel guide
Visit Sainteny: highlights and tourist information
Sainteny is situated in the Manche (Normandy region) in the north of France at 21 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital. (General information: Sainteny is 270 km from Paris).
Sainteny, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Sainteny. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Sainteny
More information about Sainteny & region
Markets in and near Sainteny
- Carentan: market Monday all day (9km)
- Periers: market Saturday (9km)
- Marigny: market Wednesday (16km)
- La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (18km)
- Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
- Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (19km)
- Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (21km)
- Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
- Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (25km)
- Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (25km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Sainteny, 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 Sainteny and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Heritage sites Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (39km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Granville (49km)
Regional Natural Parcs Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (7km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (28km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (44km)
Remarkable gardens Argences (27km); Plantbessin (38km); Château de Beaurepaire (47km); Parc du château des Ravalet (49km); Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (59km)
Sites of natural beauty Baie des Veys (20km); Roches de Ham (31km); Forêt de Cerisy (31km); Chausey (55km)
Towns of Art and history Coutances (25km); Valognes (32km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Torigni-sur-Vire (33km); Villedieu-les-Poeles (45km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Domjean (35km); Cherbourg (50km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Champrepus (45km); Parc zoologique de Jurques (48km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Sainteny
from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 21 km
from Paris: 270 km
from Calais: 295 km
from Nice: 899 km
from Bordeaux: 493 km
from Strasbourg: 666 km
Sainteny 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 Sainteny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sainteny): Auxais, Marchesieux, Meautis, Nay, Raids, Saint-Andre-de-Bohon, Saint-Georges-de-Bohon, Saint-Germain-sur-Seves, Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids and Tribehou.
This page in French: Visitez Sainteny