Saint-Manvieu-Bocage tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 7 km from Saint-Manvieu-Bocage

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Saint-Manvieu-Bocage is situated in the Calvados 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-Manvieu-Bocage in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 7 km and Domfront at 35 km.

Saint-Manvieu-Bocage, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
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Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 60 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Manvieu-Bocage

  • Vire: market Friday (7km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (18km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (29km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (32km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Manvieu-Bocage, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (39km)
  • Plantbessin (44km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (55km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (5km)
  • Roches de Ham (23km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (41km)
  • Couesnon (45km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (52km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (59km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (23km)
  • Ducey (32km)
  • Villers-Bocage (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (18km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (26km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Manvieu-Bocage is in the north of France at 60 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Manvieu-Bocage is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Manvieu-Bocage

Canton: Saint-Sever-Calvados

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14380

Distance to Saint-Manvieu-Bocage

from Caen (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 311 km

from Nice: 851 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Saint-Manvieu-Bocage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champ-du-Boult, Coulonces, Le Mesnil-Benoist, Le Mesnil-Caussois, Le Mesnil-Robert, Mesnil-Clinchamps, Saint-Sever-Calvados and Sept-Freres.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Manvieu-Bocage


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