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Visit Fourneaux: highlights and tourist information

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Fourneaux is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Fourneaux is 248 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 18 km and Coutances at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fourneaux, 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 Fourneaux 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 Fourneaux


Markets in and near Fourneaux

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Vire: market Friday (18km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (28km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (30km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Fourneaux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fourneaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (42km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (46km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (29km)
  • Plantbessin (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (7km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (16km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Couesnon (52km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (9km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (20km)
  • Villers-Bocage (31km)
  • Ducey (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (3km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fourneaux

Canton: Tessy-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50420

Distance to Fourneaux

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 248 km

from Calais: 302 km

from Nice: 864 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuvrigny, Bures-les-Monts, Domjean, Fervaches, Gieville, Gouvets, Le Mesnil-Opac, Pont-Bellanger, Pont-Farcy, Saint-Louet-sur-Vire, Saint-Vigor-Des-Monts, Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau, Tessy-sur-Vire and Troisgots.

This page in French: Visiter Fourneaux

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