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Margueray tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 20 km from Margueray

Visit Margueray: highlights and tourist information

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Margueray is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 20 km and Coutances at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Margueray, 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 Margueray in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Granville guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
 
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Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 56 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
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Creully

Creully

at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Margueray

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Markets in and near Margueray

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (15km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (19km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (19km)
  • Vire: market Friday (20km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Margueray, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (53km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (57km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (25km)
  • Plantbessin (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (12km)
  • Roches de Ham (16km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (37km)
  • Couesnon (41km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (19km)
  • Ducey (33km)
  • Villers-Bocage (41km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Margueray is in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Margueray is 255 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Margueray

Canton: Percy

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50410

Distance to Margueray

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 255 km

from Calais: 313 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 653 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 Margueray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beslon, Courson, Gouvets, La Colombe, Le Chefresne, Montabot, Montbray, Percy and Saint-Vigor-Des-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Margueray

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