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Carantilly tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 17 km from Carantilly

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Carantilly 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 Carantilly in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 17 km and Lessay abbey at 27 km.

Carantilly, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 43 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 45 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 52 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 54 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 61 km (direction west-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 Carantilly


Markets in and near Carantilly

  • Marigny: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (18km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (19km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Carantilly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Carantilly, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (15km)
  • Plantbessin (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (15km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (29km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (31km)
  • Baie des Veys (36km)
  • Chausey (46km)
  • Île des Landes (59km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (59km)
  • Île des Rimains (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (19km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (17km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)

Geography and distances

Carantilly is in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Carantilly is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carantilly

Canton: Marigny

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50570

Distance to Carantilly

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 883 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 660 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 Carantilly from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cametours, Canisy, Cerisy-la-Salle, Dangy, Le Lorey, Le Mesnil-Amey, Marigny, Montpinchon, Quibou, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Martin-de-Bonfosse and Soulles.

This page in French: Visiter Carantilly


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