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Orglandes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orglandes in Manche

Photo is of Lessay abbey at 23 km from Orglandes

Visit Orglandes: highlights and tourist information

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Orglandes is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 23 km and Cherbourg at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orglandes, 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 Orglandes in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 41 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Coutances guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orglandes


Markets in and near Orglandes

  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (10km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (10km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (14km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Orglandes, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Orglandes, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (25km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (26km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (35km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (37km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (23km)
  • Cap de la Hague (45km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (48km)
  • Roches de Ham (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Orglandes is in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Orglandes is 283 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orglandes

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50390

Distance to Orglandes

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 283 km

from Calais: 290 km

from Nice: 920 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 677 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 Orglandes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Biniville, Colomby, Crosville-sur-Douve, Ecausseville, Etienville, Golleville, Gourbesville, Hautteville-Bocage, Hemevez, La Bonneville, Le Ham, Picauville, Rauville-la-Place, Reigneville-Bocage, Sainte-Colombe and Urville.

This page in French: Visiter Orglandes

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