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Le Mesnil-Herman tourism and travel guide

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Le Mesnil-Herman is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Mesnil-Herman in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 24 km and Vire at 28 km.

Le Mesnil-Herman, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Coutances

Coutances

at 24 km (direction west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Vire

Vire

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 51 km (direction south-west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 51 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 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide

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Markets in and near Le Mesnil-Herman

  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (11km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (20km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (26km)
  • Vire: market Friday (28km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (31km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Mesnil-Herman, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (42km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (21km)
  • Plantbessin (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (7km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (24km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Baie des Veys (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (11km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (22km)
  • Villers-Bocage (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Mesnil-Herman is in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Mesnil-Herman is 256 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mesnil-Herman

Canton: Canisy

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50750

Distance to Le Mesnil-Herman

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 256 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 875 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 652 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 Mesnil-Herman from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canisy, Fervaches, La Haye-Bellefond, La Mancelliere-sur-Vire, Le Mesnil-Opac, Le Mesnil-Raoult, Moyon, Quibou, Saint-Ebremond-de-Bonfosse, Saint-Martin-de-Bonfosse, Saint-Romphaire, Saint-Samson-de-Bonfosse, Sainte-Suzanne-sur-Vire, Soulles, Tessy-sur-Vire and Troisgots.

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