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Auxais tourism and travel guide

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Visit Auxais: highlights and tourist information

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Auxais is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Auxais is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 17 km and Coutances at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Auxais, 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 Auxais 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 Auxais

Markets in and near Auxais

  • Periers: market Saturday (9km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (22km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (24km)

More information about Auxais, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Auxais, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (10km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (25km)
  • Plantbessin (36km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (22km)
  • Roches de Ham (28km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (48km)
  • Chausey (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (30km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Auxais

Canton: Carentan

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50500

Distance to Auxais

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 296 km

from Nice: 897 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 664 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Champs-de-Losque, Marchesieux, Nay, Raids, Remilly-sur-Lozon, Saint-Andre-de-Bohon, Saint-Georges-de-Bohon, Saint-Germain-sur-Seves, Saint-Martin-d'Aubigny, Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids, Sainteny and Tribehou.

This page in French: Visiter Auxais

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