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Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 65 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard is 308 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 20 km and Lessay abbey at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard, 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-Germain-le-Gaillard 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-Germain-le-Gaillard


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

  • Les Pieux: market Friday (4km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (11km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (12km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (20km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (23km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (15km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (18km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (21km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (23km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Nez de Jobourg (24km)
  • Cap de la Hague (25km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

Canton: Pieux

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50340

Distance to Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 308 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 943 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 702 km

Getting here

Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard 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-Germain-le-Gaillard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bricquebosq, Flamanville, Grosville, Le Rozel, Le Vretot, Les Pieux, Pierreville, Senoville, Sotteville, Surtainville and Treauville.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

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