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Visit Cerisy-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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Cerisy-la-Foret is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Cerisy-la-Foret is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 19 km and Normandy landing beaches at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cerisy-la-Foret, 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 Cerisy-la-Foret in Normandy.

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


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Map of places to visit near Cerisy-la-Foret

Markets in and near Cerisy-la-Foret

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (7km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (18km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (23km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (23km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (25km)

More information about Cerisy-la-Foret, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cerisy-la-Foret, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (1km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (19km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (27km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (29km)
  • Argences (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (4km)
  • Roches de Ham (20km)
  • Baie des Veys (25km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (41km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (41km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (43km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (18km)
  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cerisy-la-Foret

Canton: Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50680

Distance to Cerisy-la-Foret

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 279 km

from Nice: 875 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

Cerisy-la-Foret 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 Cerisy-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berigny, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Couvains, La Bazoque, Le Molay-Littry, Litteau, Montfiquet, Saint-Georges-d'Elle, Saint-Jean-de-Savigny and Tournieres.

This page in French: Visiter Cerisy-la-Foret

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