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Le Mesnil-Rouxelin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Mesnil-Rouxelin in Manche

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 29 km from Le Mesnil-Rouxelin

Visit Le Mesnil-Rouxelin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 29 km and Coutances at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Mesnil-Rouxelin, 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 Mesnil-Rouxelin in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

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

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

See Bayeux guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
 
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Vire

Vire

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 40 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 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide
Granville

Granville

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

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

See Granville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Mesnil-Rouxelin

 
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Markets in and near Le Mesnil-Rouxelin

  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (3km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (15km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (19km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (21km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (24km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (27km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Mesnil-Rouxelin, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (31km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (22km)
  • Argences (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (14km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (15km)
  • Baie des Veys (26km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (15km)
  • Villers-Bocage (32km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Mesnil-Rouxelin is in the north of France at 3 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Mesnil-Rouxelin is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mesnil-Rouxelin

Canton: Saint-Lô-Ouest

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50000

Distance to Le Mesnil-Rouxelin

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 290 km

from Nice: 880 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 649 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-Rouxelin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agneaux, Cavigny, Couvains, Hebecrevon, La Barre-de-Semilly, La Luzerne, La Meauffe, Pont-Hebert, Rampan, Saint-Andre-de-l'Epine, Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle, Saint-Georges-Montcocq, Saint-Lo, Saint-Pierre-de-Semilly and Villiers-Fossard.

This page in French: Visiter Le Mesnil-Rouxelin

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