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Fourneaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 18 km from Fourneaux

Visit Fourneaux: highlights and tourist information

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Fourneaux is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Vire

Vire

at 18 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Coutances guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide
 
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Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Creully

Creully

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Caen guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 64 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fourneaux

 
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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)

Hotels near Fourneaux

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)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (46km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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