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La Barre-de-Semilly tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayeux at 30 km from La Barre-de-Semilly

Visit La Barre-de-Semilly: highlights and tourist information

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La Barre-de-Semilly is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 30 km and Normandy landing beaches at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Barre-de-Semilly, 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 La Barre-de-Semilly in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Vire

Vire

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

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
 
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Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example...

See Lessay abbey guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 49 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach,...

See Granville guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Barre-de-Semilly

 
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Markets in and near La Barre-de-Semilly

  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (10km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (19km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (26km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (30km)

More information about La Barre-de-Semilly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Barre-de-Semilly, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (30km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (20km)
  • Argences (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (10km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (14km)
  • Baie des Veys (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (10km)
  • Villers-Bocage (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (14km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Barre-de-Semilly is in the north of France at 4 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: La Barre-de-Semilly is 249 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Barre-de-Semilly

Canton: Saint-Lô-Est

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50810

Distance to La Barre-de-Semilly

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 249 km

from Calais: 290 km

from Nice: 875 km

from Bordeaux: 477 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 La Barre-de-Semilly from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudre, Couvains, Gourfaleur, La Luzerne, La Mancelliere-sur-Vire, Le Mesnil-Rouxelin, Notre-Dame-d'Elle, Precorbin, Saint-Andre-de-l'Epine, Saint-Georges-d'Elle, Saint-Georges-Montcocq, Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants, Saint-Lo, Saint-Pierre-de-Semilly, Sainte-Suzanne-sur-Vire and Villiers-Fossard.

This page in French: Visiter La Barre-de-Semilly

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