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Le Hommet-d'Arthenay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 25 km from Le Hommet-d'Arthenay

Visit Le Hommet-d'Arthenay: highlights and tourist information

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Le Hommet-d'Arthenay is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 25 km and Coutances at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Hommet-d'Arthenay, 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 Hommet-d'Arthenay in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 36 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide
Vire

Vire

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Creully

Creully

at 48 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 58 km (direction north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of...

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Hommet-d'Arthenay

 
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Markets in and near Le Hommet-d'Arthenay

  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (13km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (23km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (24km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Le Hommet-d'Arthenay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Hommet-d'Arthenay, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (27km)
  • Plantbessin (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (21km)
  • Baie des Veys (21km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (22km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (43km)
  • Chausey (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (23km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (39km)
  • Villers-Bocage (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Hommet-d'Arthenay is in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Hommet-d'Arthenay is 261 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Hommet-d'Arthenay

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Daye

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50620

Distance to Le Hommet-d'Arthenay

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 889 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 656 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 Le Hommet-d'Arthenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amigny, Cavigny, Graignes, La Meauffe, Le Dezert, Le Mesnil-Angot, Le Mesnil-Eury, Le Mesnil-Veneron, Les Champs-de-Losque, Lozon, Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Pont-Hebert, Rampan, Remilly-sur-Lozon, Saint-Andre-de-Bohon, Saint-Jean-de-Daye and Tribehou.

This page in French: Visiter Le Hommet-d'Arthenay

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