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Visit Brectouville: highlights and tourist information

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Brectouville is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Brectouville is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 23 km and Coutances at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brectouville, 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 Brectouville 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 Brectouville

Markets in and near Brectouville

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (3km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Vire: market Friday (23km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (27km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Brectouville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Brectouville, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (37km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (26km)
  • Argences (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (2km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (21km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (23km)
  • Baie des Veys (40km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km)
  • Couesnon (57km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (3km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage (28km)
  • Ducey (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (4km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (30km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brectouville

Canton: Torigni-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50160

Distance to Brectouville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 297 km

from Nice: 868 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 644 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuvrigny, Conde-sur-Vire, Domjean, Fervaches, Gieville, Guilberville, La Mancelliere-sur-Vire, Le Mesnil-Opac, Le Mesnil-Raoult, Saint-Amand, Saint-Louet-sur-Vire, Sainte-Suzanne-sur-Vire, Tessy-sur-Vire, Torigni-sur-Vire and Troisgots.

This page in French: Visiter Brectouville

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