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Lithaire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 9 km from Lithaire

Visit Lithaire: highlights and tourist information

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Lithaire is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 9 km and Coutances at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lithaire, 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 Lithaire in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Coutances guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lithaire


Markets in and near Lithaire

  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (14km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (17km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (21km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (22km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (24km)

Hotels near Lithaire

More information about Lithaire, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Lithaire, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (32km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (35km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (39km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (46km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (27km)
  • Roches de Ham (44km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (45km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (53km)
  • Cap de la Hague (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lithaire is in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Lithaire is 284 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lithaire

Canton: Haye-du-Puits

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50250

Distance to Lithaire

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 284 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 913 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 679 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 Lithaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville-sur-Ay, Doville, Gorges, La Haye-du-Puits, Laulne, Le Plessis-Lastelle, Mobecq, Neufmesnil, Pretot-Sainte-Suzanne, Saint-Jores, Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois, Varenguebec, Vesly and Vindefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Lithaire

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