Graignes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Graignes: highlights and tourist information

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Graignes is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 16 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Graignes is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 24 km and Normandy landing beaches at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Graignes, 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 Graignes 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 Graignes

Markets in and near Graignes

  • Carentan: market Monday all day (8km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (16km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (20km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (21km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (24km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Graignes, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Graignes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Graignes.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (10km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (30km)
  • Argences (30km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (52km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (16km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (23km)
  • Roches de Ham (26km)
  • Chausey (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villers-Bocage (44km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Graignes

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Daye

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50620

Distance to Graignes

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 658 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Dezert, Le Hommet-d'Arthenay, Le Mesnil-Angot, Le Mesnil-Veneron, Montmartin-en-Graignes, Saint-Andre-de-Bohon, Saint-Georges-de-Bohon, Saint-Jean-de-Daye and Tribehou.

This page in French: Visiter Graignes