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Saint-Amand tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 23 km from Saint-Amand

Visit Saint-Amand: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Amand is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 23 km and Bayeux at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Amand, 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 Saint-Amand in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Coutances guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 37 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
 
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Creully

Creully

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

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

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

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 55 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 60 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Amand

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Amand

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (2km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (23km)
  • Vire: market Friday (24km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (29km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (32km)

Hotels near Saint-Amand

More information about Saint-Amand, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Amand, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (32km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (22km)
  • Argences (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (6km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (17km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (26km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (39km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (46km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (2km)
  • Villers-Bocage (23km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (8km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Amand is in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Amand is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Amand

Canton: Torigni-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50160

Distance to Saint-Amand

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 639 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 Saint-Amand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bieville, Brectouville, Conde-sur-Vire, Gieville, Guilberville, Lamberville, Le Perron, Placy-Montaigu, Precorbin, Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants, Saint-Louet-sur-Vire and Torigni-sur-Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Amand

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