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Tessy-sur-Vire tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Tessy-sur-Vire in Manche

Photo of Vire at 19 km from Tessy-sur-Vire

Visit Tessy-sur-Vire: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location: 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: these 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.

Tessy-sur-Vire tourism: selected places to visit and attractions

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

photo of Coutances
Coutances 31km
photo of Granville
Granville 42km
photo of Bayeux
Bayeux 42km
photo of Normandy landing beaches
Normandy landing beaches 46km
photo of Mont-Saint-Michel
Mont-Saint-Michel 50km
photo of Creully
Creully 51km
photo of Arromanches
Arromanches 52km
photo of Domfront
Domfront 52km

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

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More information about Tessy-sur-Vire & region

Tessy-sur-Vire hotels

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)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (32km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (33km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (34km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (35km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (39km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (39km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (39km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (40km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (40km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (41km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (42km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (43km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (43km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (44km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (50km)

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)

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); 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) Bayeux (43km)

Sites of natural beauty Roches de Ham (6km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (17km); Forêt de Cerisy (27km); 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 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

Close by

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.

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.

This page in French: Visitez Tessy-sur-Vire

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