Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Argentan at 19 km from Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons

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Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 19 km and Haras du Pin at 19 km.

Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide


at 28 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
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Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 28 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

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at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

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

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

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at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other...

See Sees guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide


Seaside resort at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons

  • Trun: market Thursday (8km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (15km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (20km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (22km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (34km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (15km)
  • Sassy (27km)
  • Boutemont (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (39km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (40km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (44km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (46km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (27km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (35km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons is in the north of France at 53 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons is 166 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons

from Alencon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 166 km

from Calais: 261 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 563 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crouttes, Ecorches, Fontaine-les-Bassets, Le Renouard, Les Autels-Saint-Bazile, Les Champeaux, Louvieres-en-Auge and Montreuil-la-Cambe.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons


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