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Saint-Hilaire-Petitville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Hilaire-Petitville: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Hilaire-Petitville is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-Petitville is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 24 km and Normandy landing beaches at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Hilaire-Petitville, 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-Hilaire-Petitville 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-Hilaire-Petitville

Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-Petitville

  • Carentan: market Monday all day (1km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (14km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (16km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (19km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (27km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (29km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire-Petitville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire-Petitville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (5km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (33km)
  • Argences (36km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (45km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (45km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (55km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (11km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (28km)
  • Roches de Ham (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (35km)
  • Villers-Bocage (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-Petitville

Canton: Carentan

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50500

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-Petitville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 899 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 660 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville-Au-Plain, Brevands, Carentan, Catz, Houesville, Les Veys, Meautis, Montmartin-en-Graignes, Saint-Come-du-Mont, Saint-Georges-de-Bohon and Saint-Pellerin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire-Petitville

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