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Visit Saint-Jean-de-Savigny: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Savigny is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Savigny is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 21 km and Bayeux at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-de-Savigny, 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-Jean-de-Savigny 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-Jean-de-Savigny

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Savigny

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (18km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (22km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Savigny, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Savigny, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (23km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km)
  • Argences (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (8km)
  • Roches de Ham (19km)
  • Baie des Veys (23km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (42km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (18km)
  • Villers-Bocage (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Savigny

Canton: Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50680

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Savigny

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 879 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 642 km

Getting here

Saint-Jean-de-Savigny 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-Jean-de-Savigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berigny, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Cerisy-la-Foret, Couvains, Lison, Moon-sur-Elle, Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle, Saint-Georges-d'Elle, Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle, Tournieres and Villiers-Fossard.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Savigny

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