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Maupertus-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maupertus-sur-Mer in Manche

Photo is of Cherbourg at 10 km from Maupertus-sur-Mer

Visit Maupertus-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Maupertus-sur-Mer is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 10 km and Barfleur at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maupertus-sur-Mer, 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 Maupertus-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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

Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Cherbourg guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maupertus-sur-Mer

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Markets in and near Maupertus-sur-Mer

  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (10km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (24km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (29km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (30km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Maupertus-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Maupertus-sur-Mer, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (7km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (15km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (19km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (26km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap de la Hague (31km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (33km)
  • Baie des Veys (40km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (16km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Maupertus-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 67 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Maupertus-sur-Mer is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maupertus-sur-Mer

Canton: Saint-Pierre-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50330

Distance to Maupertus-sur-Mer

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 939 km

from Bordeaux: 540 km

from Strasbourg: 682 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 Maupertus-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brillevast, Carneville, Cosqueville, Digosville, Fermanville, Gonneville, La Glacerie, Le Mesnil-Au-Val, Le Theil, Saint-Pierre-Eglise and Theville.

This page in French: Visiter Maupertus-sur-Mer

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