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Saint-Georges-d'Elle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Georges-d'Elle in Manche

Photo is of Bayeux at 24 km from Saint-Georges-d'Elle

Visit Saint-Georges-d'Elle: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Georges-d'Elle is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 24 km and Normandy landing beaches at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Georges-d'Elle, 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-Georges-d'Elle in Normandy.

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



at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Arromanches is well known as the town where the...

See Arromanches guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built...

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide


Seaside resort at 57 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Georges-d'Elle


Markets in and near Saint-Georges-d'Elle

  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (13km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (13km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (26km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (26km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (27km)

Hotels near Saint-Georges-d'Elle

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Georges-d'Elle, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (24km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km)
  • Argences (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (8km)
  • Roches de Ham (14km)
  • Baie des Veys (28km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (37km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (44km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (44km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (13km)
  • Villers-Bocage (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Georges-d'Elle is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Georges-d'Elle is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Georges-d'Elle

Canton: Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50680

Distance to Saint-Georges-d'Elle

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 284 km

from Nice: 874 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 641 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-Georges-d'Elle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berigny, Cerisy-la-Foret, Couvains, La Barre-de-Semilly, La Luzerne, Litteau, Montfiquet, Notre-Dame-d'Elle, Rouxeville, Saint-Andre-de-l'Epine, Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle, Saint-Germain-d'Elle, Saint-Jean-de-Savigny, Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants, Saint-Pierre-de-Semilly, Vidouville and Villiers-Fossard.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Georges-d'Elle

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