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Percy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Percy in Manche

Photo is of Vire at 24 km from Percy

Visit Percy: highlights and tourist information

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Percy is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Vire

Vire

at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Granville guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
 
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Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

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

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

See Bayeux guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous...

See Cancale guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

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

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Creully

Creully

at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide

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Map of places to visit near Percy

 
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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)

Hotels near Percy

More information about Percy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Percy, France

What to do at Percy? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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