Tessy-sur-Vire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tessy-sur-Vire: highlights and tourist information

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Tessy-sur-Vire is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 16 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Tessy-sur-Vire is 249 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 19 km and Coutances at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tessy-sur-Vire, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Tessy-sur-Vire in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Tessy-sur-Vire

Markets in and near Tessy-sur-Vire

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vire: market Friday (20km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (22km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (29km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (30km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Tessy-sur-Vire, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Tessy-sur-Vire, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Tessy-sur-Vire.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (43km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (47km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (28km)
  • Plantbessin (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (6km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (17km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)
  • Baie des Veys (45km)
  • Couesnon (51km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (9km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (19km)
  • Villers-Bocage (32km)
  • Ducey (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (3km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tessy-sur-Vire

Canton: Tessy-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50420

Distance to Tessy-sur-Vire

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 249 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

Tessy-sur-Vire 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 Tessy-sur-Vire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Tessy-sur-Vire): Beuvrigny, Brectouville, Chevry, Domjean, Fervaches, Fourneaux, Gieville, Gouvets, Le Mesnil-Herman, Le Mesnil-Opac, Montabot, Moyon, Pont-Bellanger, Pont-Farcy, Saint-Louet-sur-Vire, Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau and Troisgots.

This page in French: Visitez Tessy-sur-Vire