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Saint-Hilaire-Petitville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 24 km from Saint-Hilaire-Petitville

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Saint-Hilaire-Petitville is situated in the Manche 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-Hilaire-Petitville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 24 km and Normandy landing beaches at 25 km.

Saint-Hilaire-Petitville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 38 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
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Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east)

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

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

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 46 km (direction north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest...

See Cherbourg guide
Creully

Creully

at 50 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide

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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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