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Catz tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 22 km from Catz

Visit Catz: highlights and tourist information

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Catz 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 Catz in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 22 km and Lessay abbey at 27 km.

Catz, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

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

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 35 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
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Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 41 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 47 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 48 km (direction north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest...

See Cherbourg guide

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Markets in and near Catz

  • Carentan: market Monday all day (5km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (13km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (15km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (24km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Catz, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (35km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (30km)
  • Argences (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (45km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (47km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (47km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (8km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (25km)
  • Roches de Ham (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)
  • Villers-Bocage (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Catz is in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Catz is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Catz

Canton: Carentan

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50500

Distance to Catz

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 897 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 657 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 Catz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville-Au-Plain, Brevands, Carentan, Les Veys, Montmartin-en-Graignes, Neuilly-la-Foret, Saint-Hilaire-Petitville, Saint-Pellerin and Vierville.

This page in French: Visiter Catz

 
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