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Grimesnil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grimesnil in Manche

Photo is of Coutances at 13 km from Grimesnil

Visit Grimesnil: highlights and tourist information

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Grimesnil is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Grimesnil is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 13 km and Granville at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grimesnil, 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 Grimesnil 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 Grimesnil


Markets in and near Grimesnil

  • Gavray: market Saturday (5km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (16km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (22km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Grimesnil, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Grimesnil, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (9km)
  • Plantbessin (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (24km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (27km)
  • Chausey (34km)
  • Couesnon (39km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (39km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)
  • Île des Landes (45km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (45km)
  • Île des Rimains (46km)
  • Île du Guesclin (49km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (50km)
  • Île Besnard (53km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (53km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (63km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Ducey (38km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (13km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grimesnil

Canton: Gavray

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50450

Distance to Grimesnil

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 319 km

from Nice: 882 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 668 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Contrieres, Gavray, Guehebert, La Baleine, Le Mesnil-Aubert, Lengronne, Roncey, Saint-Denis-le-Gast, Saint-Denis-le-Vetu, Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly, Sourdeval-les-Bois and Trelly.

This page in French: Visiter Grimesnil

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