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Contrieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Contrieres: highlights and tourist information

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Contrieres is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Contrieres is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 7 km and Granville at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Contrieres, 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 Contrieres in Normandy.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Contrieres

Markets in and near Contrieres

  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (10km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (17km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Contrieres, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Contrieres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (3km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (29km)
  • Chausey (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (34km)
  • Couesnon (41km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (41km)
  • Île des Landes (43km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (43km)
  • Île des Rimains (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (45km)
  • Île du Guesclin (47km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (48km)
  • Baie des Veys (48km)
  • Île Besnard (51km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (51km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (53km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (59km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (59km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)
  • Ducey (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Contrieres

Canton: Montmartin-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50660

Distance to Contrieres

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 321 km

from Nice: 888 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 674 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belval, Bricqueville-la-Blouette, Grimesnil, Guehebert, Herenguerville, Hyenville, Le Mesnil-Aubert, Lengronne, Montchaton, Muneville-sur-Mer, Nicorps, Orval, Ouville, Quettreville-sur-Sienne, Saint-Denis-le-Vetu, Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances, Saussey and Trelly.

This page in French: Visiter Contrieres

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