Tessy-sur-Vire tourism, attractions and travel guide

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Visit Tessy-sur-Vire: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Tessy-sur-Vire on map of France

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 31 km and Granville at 42 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Tessy-sur-Vire and location information

More information about Tessy-sur-Vire & region

Manche (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Tessy-sur-Vire

Local markets

  • 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)

Tourist attractions to visit near Tessy-sur-Vire, 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 Tessy-sur-Vire 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 (50km)

Heritage sites Mont-Saint-Michel (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Granville (42km); Domfront (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (41km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (27km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (43km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (47km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (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) Bayeux (43km)

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 Coutances (31km)

Listed as 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 found 17 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of 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

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