Percy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Percy: highlights and tourist information

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Percy is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Percy is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 24 km and Coutances at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Percy, 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 Percy 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 Percy

Markets in and near Percy

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (12km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (20km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Vire: market Friday (24km)

More information about Percy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Percy, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Percy.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (58km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (21km)
  • Plantbessin (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (16km)
  • Roches de Ham (16km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (37km)
  • Couesnon (41km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (41km)
  • Chausey (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (20km)
  • Ducey (34km)
  • Villers-Bocage (43km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (14km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (13km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Percy

Canton: Percy

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50410

Distance to Percy

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 314 km

from Nice: 870 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

Percy 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 Percy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaucoudray, Chevry, Hambye, La Bloutiere, La Colombe, Le Chefresne, Margueray, Maupertuis, Montabot, Sourdeval-les-Bois and Villebaudon.

This page in French: Visiter Percy