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Saint-Barthelemy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Barthelemy: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Barthelemy is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Barthelemy is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 18 km and Domfront at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Barthelemy, 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-Barthelemy 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-Barthelemy

Markets in and near Saint-Barthelemy

  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (16km)
  • Vire: market Friday (18km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (30km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Saint-Barthelemy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Barthelemy, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (37km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (41km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (46km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (51km)
  • Argences (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (16km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (39km)
  • Couesnon (42km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (42km)
  • Source - Couesnon (42km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (26km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (39km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (43km)
  • Villers-Bocage (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (29km)
  • Domjean (35km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Barthelemy

Canton: Mortain

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50140

Distance to Saint-Barthelemy

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 840 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 639 km

Getting here

Saint-Barthelemy 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-Barthelemy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellefontaine, Brouains, Cherence-le-Roussel, Fontenay, Juvigny-le-Tertre, La Bazoge, Le Mesnil-Tove, Le Neufbourg, Mortain, Romagny, Saint-Clement-Rancoudray and Sourdeval.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Barthelemy

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