Cerisy-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayeux at 19 km from Cerisy-la-Foret

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 19 km and Normandy landing beaches at 20 km.

Cerisy-la-Foret, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

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at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

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at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

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at 40 km (direction south), in the Calvados department

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

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

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

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at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction west)

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

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Seaside resort at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 69 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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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)

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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)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (27km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (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

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

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

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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