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Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 28 km and Vire at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants, 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-Des-Baisants in Normandy.

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


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Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (7km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (18km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (27km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Vire: market Friday (29km)

More information about Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (28km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (18km)
  • Argences (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (9km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (12km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (31km)
  • Baie des Veys (34km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (45km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (7km)
  • Villers-Bocage (23km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants

Canton: Torigni-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50810

Distance to Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 870 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants 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-Des-Baisants from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berigny, Conde-sur-Vire, La Barre-de-Semilly, La Luzerne, Lamberville, Le Perron, Montrabot, Notre-Dame-d'Elle, Precorbin, Rouxeville, Saint-Amand, Saint-Andre-de-l'Epine, Saint-Georges-d'Elle, Saint-Germain-d'Elle, Saint-Pierre-de-Semilly and Vidouville.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Des-Baisants

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