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Le Chefresne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Chefresne: highlights and tourist information

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Le Chefresne is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Chefresne is 256 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 21 km and Coutances at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Chefresne, 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 Le Chefresne 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 Le Chefresne

Markets in and near Le Chefresne

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (19km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (20km)
  • Vire: market Friday (21km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Le Chefresne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Chefresne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (53km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (57km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (24km)
  • Plantbessin (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (13km)
  • Roches de Ham (16km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (37km)
  • Couesnon (41km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (19km)
  • Ducey (33km)
  • Villers-Bocage (42km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Chefresne

Canton: Percy

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50410

Distance to Le Chefresne

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 256 km

from Calais: 313 km

from Nice: 867 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 653 km

Getting here

Le Chefresne 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 Le Chefresne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courson, Gouvets, La Colombe, Margueray, Maupertuis, Montabot, Montbray, Percy and Saint-Vigor-Des-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Le Chefresne

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