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Visit Saint-Amand: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Amand

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)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Amand 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 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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