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Saint-Denis-le-Gast tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Denis-le-Gast in Manche

Photo is of Coutances at 15 km from Saint-Denis-le-Gast

Visit Saint-Denis-le-Gast: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Denis-le-Gast is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 15 km and Granville at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Denis-le-Gast, 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-Denis-le-Gast in Normandy.

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

Coutances

Coutances

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Vire

Vire

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
 
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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

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

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and...

See Emerald Coast guide
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide
Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac

Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Denis-le-Gast

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Denis-le-Gast

  • Gavray: market Saturday (4km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (23km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (25km)

Hotels near Saint-Denis-le-Gast

More information about Saint-Denis-le-Gast, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Denis-le-Gast, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (11km)
  • Plantbessin (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (23km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (25km)
  • Chausey (35km)
  • Couesnon (38km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (38km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (42km)
  • Île des Landes (45km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (45km)
  • Île des Rimains (46km)
  • Île du Guesclin (50km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Ducey (36km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (12km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Denis-le-Gast is in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Denis-le-Gast is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Denis-le-Gast

Canton: Gavray

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50450

Distance to Saint-Denis-le-Gast

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 319 km

from Nice: 879 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 666 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-Denis-le-Gast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gavray, Grimesnil, Guehebert, Hambye, La Baleine, Lengronne, Montaigu-les-Bois, Roncey, Saint-Denis-le-Vetu, Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly, Sourdeval-les-Bois and Ver.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Denis-le-Gast

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