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Periers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 10 km from Periers

Visit Periers: highlights and tourist information

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Periers is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 10 km and Coutances at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Periers, 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 Periers in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 52 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


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

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

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Periers


Markets in and near Periers

Market days in Periers: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Periers: market Saturday (0km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (16km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (18km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Periers, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Periers, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (19km)
  • Plantbessin (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (29km)
  • Roches de Ham (32km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Chausey (46km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (35km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (39km)

Geography and distances

Periers is in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Periers is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Periers

Canton: Périers

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50190

Distance to Periers

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 901 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 672 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 Periers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gonfreville, La Feuillie, Le Mesnilbus, Millieres, Nay, Raids, Saint-Aubin-du-Perron, Saint-Germain-sur-Seves, Saint-Martin-d'Aubigny, Saint-Michel-de-la-Pierre, Saint-Patrice-de-Claids, Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin, Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids and Vaudrimesnil.

This page in French: Visiter Periers

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