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Auvers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 17 km from Auvers

Visit Auvers: highlights and tourist information

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Auvers is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Auvers is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 17 km and Coutances at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Auvers, 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 Auvers in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Auvers


Markets in and near Auvers

  • Carentan: market Monday all day (6km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (13km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (26km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Auvers, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Auvers, France

What to do at Auvers? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Auvers.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (2km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (33km)
  • Plantbessin (40km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (41km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (43km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (52km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (17km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (36km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (61km)
  • Cap de la Hague (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Auvers

Canton: Carentan

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50500

Distance to Auvers

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 904 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 667 km

Getting here

Auvers 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 Auvers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville-Au-Plain, Appeville, Baupte, Carentan, Coigny, Cretteville, Gorges, Houtteville, Meautis, Saint-Come-du-Mont and Saint-Georges-de-Bohon.

This page in French: Visiter Auvers

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