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Cametours tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 14 km from Cametours

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Cametours is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cametours in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 14 km and Lessay abbey at 25 km.

Cametours, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

See Lessay abbey guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide


Heritage Site at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide


at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide

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Map of places to visit near Cametours


Markets in and near Cametours

  • Marigny: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (16km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (18km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (22km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (25km)

More information about Cametours, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cametours, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (13km)
  • Plantbessin (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (18km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (32km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Baie des Veys (36km)
  • Chausey (44km)
  • Île des Landes (57km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (57km)
  • Île des Rimains (59km)
  • Île du Guesclin (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (22km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)

Geography and distances

Cametours is in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Cametours is 266 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cametours

Canton: Cerisy-la-Salle

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50570

Distance to Cametours

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 886 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 663 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belval, Camprond, Carantilly, Cerisy-la-Salle, Dangy, Le Lorey, Le Mesnil-Amey, Marigny, Montcuit, Montpinchon, Ouville and Savigny.

This page in French: Visiter Cametours

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