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Le Mesnilbus tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 14 km from Le Mesnilbus

Visit Le Mesnilbus: highlights and tourist information

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Le Mesnilbus is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 14 km and Lessay abbey at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Mesnilbus, 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 Mesnilbus in Normandy.

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



at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 43 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


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


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

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

See Bayeux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Mesnilbus


Markets in and near Le Mesnilbus

  • Periers: market Saturday (7km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (20km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Le Mesnilbus, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Mesnilbus, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (15km)
  • Plantbessin (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (25km)
  • Baie des Veys (31km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (42km)
  • Chausey (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (29km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (33km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (46km)

Geography and distances

Le Mesnilbus is in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Mesnilbus is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mesnilbus

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50490

Distance to Le Mesnilbus

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 894 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 668 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 Mesnilbus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cambernon, Camprond, Feugeres, Le Lorey, Le Mesnil-Vigot, Montcuit, Monthuchon, Periers, Saint-Aubin-du-Perron, Saint-Martin-d'Aubigny, Saint-Michel-de-la-Pierre, Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin and Vaudrimesnil.

This page in French: Visiter Le Mesnilbus

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