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Maupertuis is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Maupertuis is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 22 km and Vire at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maupertuis, 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 Maupertuis in Normandy.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Maupertuis

Markets in and near Maupertuis

  • Gavray: market Saturday (12km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (26km)
  • Vire: market Friday (27km)

More information about Maupertuis, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Maupertuis, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (18km)
  • Plantbessin (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (14km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (19km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (35km)
  • Couesnon (44km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (44km)
  • Chausey (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (13km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (18km)
  • Ducey (38km)
  • Villers-Bocage (42km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Maupertuis

Canton: Percy

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50410

Distance to Maupertuis

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 311 km

from Nice: 873 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 657 km

Getting here

Maupertuis is in the north of France. 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 Maupertuis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaucoudray, Chevry, Hambye, La Haye-Bellefond, Le Chefresne, Le Guislain, Montabot, Notre-Dame-de-Cenilly, Percy, Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly, Sourdeval-les-Bois and Villebaudon.

This page in French: Visiter Maupertuis

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